11-02-201311-02-2013
Skinner Auctions
Skinner AuctionsMarlborough MA
November 2, 2013 10:00 AMCalender
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Pair of French Flintlock Pistols

$923$750
Auction: Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2684MLocation: MarlboroughDate / Time: November 02, 2013 10:00AM

Description:

Pair of French Flintlock Pistols, c. mid-18th century, silver inlaid walnut stocks with iron fittings, and gold inlaid octagonal to round barrels, barrel lg. 4 1/4, overall lg. 8 1/2 in.
Estimate $300-600

Stocks both cracked, missing ramrods, some rust and pitting on iron parts, one missing triggerguard, and one with broken hammer.


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