December 16, 17, & 18, 2020 Field & Range Firearms
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This lot is closed for bidding. Bidding ended on 12/16/2020
Twigg is recorded as working between 1755 and 1792 and is highly regarded as one of the foremost gun makers of his time. These turnbarrel boxlock pistols are in identical configuration with turn off screw barrels, boxlock actions, simple line engraved hammers, English push on safeties. Right sides of actions with "Twigg" in a playful reserve and arrows at four corners, left sides with "London" and arrows at four corners. London proofs on underside of barrels. Slabside walnut grips. Trigger guards with single floral. Housed in a contemporary walnut case with blue lining with a J. Burch trade label in lid and accessories comprising Sykes bag flask, bullet mold with sprue cutter. CONDITION: Brass retains a pleasing patina with a few deeper bumps and bruises throughout. Grips are very good with a few bumps and bruises. Accessories are very good, flask with no seam separation and a few pings; spring with oxidation. Bullet mold essentially gunmetal grey. Trade label heavily foxed and stained. A neat lot with a desirable pair of Twiggs. EW
Case, accessories
Barrel Length
(Both) 3 - 5/8"
(Both) .44 Smoothbore
(Both) Twiggs
(Both) Screw Barrel Flintlock Pistol
Serial Number
(Both) NSN
Current Bidding
Minimum Bid: $500.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $922.50
Estimate: $1,000 - $2,000
Number Bids: 8
Auction closed on Friday, December 18, 2020.
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