November 17, 2020 Early Arms & Militaria: Age of Exploration, Empire & Revolution
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Two-stage 3 - 1/2" .50 caliber rifled steel cannon barrel, with British view and proof marks, as well as "RW" for maker Richard Wilson. Lock, in original flint configuration, also marked "WILSON." American-made sheet brass buttcap inscribed "FK" and simple trigger guard. Heavy American-made rounded iron trigger. Figured maple full-length stock, carved with relief scrolls around barrel tang, clearly the work of Frederick Sell. Relief panels around lock and lock retaining screws; replaced wooden ramrod. CONDITION: Excellent, barrel retains a dark grey patina. Lock very good, in original flint, matching dark grey patina. Brass is unpolished. Stock excellent with a few light marks from use, carving is crisp. A very nice Frederick Sell-made pistol using the lock and barrel from an early English Wilson pistol. DMG
Barrel Length
3 - 1/2"
.50 Rifled
FFL Status
Fredrick Sell Attributed
Kentucky Pistol
Serial Number
Current Bidding
Minimum Bid: $1,300.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $2,040.00
Estimate: $2,500 - $4,500
Number Bids: 6
Auction closed on Tuesday, November 17, 2020.
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