December 14-17, 2021 Collectible Firearms & Militaria
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72 caliber smoothbore flint lock pistol circa the late 1700's early 1800's of unknown origin. 13" smoothbore barrel with brass blade front sight, marked with "Crown" over 7 stamping at breech and what looks to be "VB" and "CR" at left breech. Tang is inscribed with "NH" and "17" with brass two screw sideplate with No. 25 stamped in it. Unmarked Banana style early flint lock with single trigger control. Beech or possibly fruitwood stock with brass hardware with unique flattened buttstock and brass cap also numbered 25. Steel trumpet type ramrod with knife stamp on shaft and end threaded for attachment. Gun could possibly be continental European or American Assemblage of European obtained parts. Neat gun. CONDITION: Metal parts turning a silvery patina with brass turning a dark mustard color. Wood retains what looks to be traces of original finish with handling dings and marks. Dark bore with crisp mechanics. DLM
Name
Value
Accessories
Barrel Length
13"
Caliber/Bore
.72 Smoothbore
FFL Status
Antique
Manufacturer
Possibly American
Model
Flintlock
Paperwork
Serial Number
25
(A) LARGE PERIOD FLINTLOCK PISTOL WITH "NH" ON TANG.
Bidding
Current Bidding
Minimum Bid: $500.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $1,560.00
Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500
Number Bids: 9
Auction closed on Friday, December 17, 2021.
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