September 29, 2021 The Bill Myers Collection
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This lot is closed for bidding. Bidding ended on 9/29/2021
Probably New England, third quarter 18th century. This pistol is featured on page 71 of "Accouterments IV" by James R. Johnston. This large pistol features a round British barrel with visible private London view and proof marks on left side of the breech. The English trade lock, often seen on New England arms, has a flat plate with engraved scrolls. The brass furniture includes American two piece escutcheons surrounding lock screws, a British Heavy Dragoon pistol trigger guard, wrist escutcheon and ramrod entry ferrule and American ramrod ferrule and pommel cap. Stocked in highly figured tiger maple with a relief and incised shell design carved around the barrel tang. Complete with wooden ramrod from period of use. CONDITION: Untouched and as found with barrel and lock retaining a dark brown patina. Lock is in its original flintlock configuration and functions properly. Brass retains a dark patinated surface, rear trigger guard tang cracked at screw. Stock very good with an area of loss at muzzle on left side and some chipping around buttcap. A very attractive American tiger maple stocked dragoon pistol. DMG
Barrel Length
12 - 1/4"
.72 Smoothbore
FFL Status
Flintlock Pistol
Serial Number
Current Bidding
Minimum Bid: $2,600.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $4,096.00
Estimate: $5,000 - $10,000
Number Bids: 6
Auction closed on Wednesday, September 29, 2021.
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