August 11, 12, & 13, 2020 Field & Range Firearms
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Steel barrel with four stages; breech stage fluted and intercepted by wedding band before turning to light acanthus engraving, stepping to the longest section with more acanthus, before being intercepted by another wedding band before becoming octagonal with intermixed acanthus and line engraving with upturned cannon muzzle. Balance of gun engraved with further acanthus and line engraving. Pierced belt hook. Lobe butt decorated with silver inlay geometrics, and three bands on underside of frame. Wide English style waterproof pan. Lock is marked "IOHN:MURDOCH". CONDITION: Gun has been heavily cleaned to a smooth metal finish with softening to engraving as a result. Action works appropriately, bore with even oxidation throughout. Cock replaced. EW
Name
Value
Accessories
Barrel Length
7 - 1/4"
Caliber/Bore
.58 Smoothbore
Manufacturer
Marked John Murdoch
Model
Flintlock Pistol
Paperwork
Serial Number
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(A) AN ALL STEEL FLINTLOCK DRESS PISTOL, MARKED JOHN MURDOCH, IN THE SCOTTISH HIGHLANDERS STYLE.
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Current Bidding
Minimum Bid: $350.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $3,000.00
Estimate: $700 - $1,000
Number Bids: 16
Auction closed on Thursday, August 13, 2020.
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