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French Model 1777 Flintlock Pistol

Auction:
2724M
Lot:
14
Sold for:
$1,353$1,100

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2724M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
May 03, 2014 10:00AM

Description:

French Model 1777 Flintlock Pistol, c. 1779, walnut stock with brass frame marked St Etienne below a crown over an L, steel barrel has light proofmarks near the breech, and the date of 79, steel ramrod is a replacement, barrel lg. 7 1/2, overall lg. 14 in.
Estimate $800-1,000

Some light dings on stock, light patina to brass and steel parts, ramrod is a replacement.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

steel barrel, steel ramrod, steel parts