November 17, 2020 Early Arms & Militaria: Age of Exploration, Empire & Revolution
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The .62 caliber smoothbore two-stage iron barrel measures 44 - 1/2" and features a notched and dovetailed rear sight, and the top flat is stamped "LONDON". There are three English proof marks on the left side towards the breech. The flat trade lockplate has a sprig of engraving towards the molded tail, and is stamped in the center "W/KETLAND/ & Co.". The full-length walnut stock is of familiar early 19th century English form. The furniture is brass and includes small engraved washers around the lock retaining screws and a trigger guard terminating in an acorn finial. There is also a vacant oval-shaped wrist escutcheon with an engraved single line border. Complete with its original wooden ramrod. CONDITION: Completely as found and untouched in attic condition. Barrel and lock retain a heavy brown patina. Lock is in its original flintlock configuration and functions properly. Brass retains a dark mustard patina with some darker areas. Stock retains its original dry surface with a minor chip at the toe and some splintering and minor repaired cracks on both sides of the forend. The ramrod is stuck and missing a small portion at the tip. DMG

Item Dimensions: L - 61"
Name
Value
Accessories
Barrel Length
44 - 1/2"
Caliber/Bore
.62 Smoothbore
Drop at Comb
Drop at Heel
FFL Status
Antique
Length of Pull
Manufacturer
Unknown
Model
Flintlock
Paperwork
Serial Number
NSN
Bidding
Current Bidding
Minimum Bid: $400.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $1,230.00
Estimate: $800 - $1,500
Number Bids: 14
Auction closed on Tuesday, November 17, 2020.
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