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Flintlock Fowler

Auction:
2724M
Lot:
167
Sold for:
$800$650

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

Description:

Flintlock Fowler, c. late 18th/early 19th century, figured maple stock with brass buttplate, triggerguard, ramrod pipes, and sideplate, British steel lock marked TOWER with a crown over GR, and a crowned broad arrow, round steel barrel with bayonet lug, long brass nose cap with wooden ramrod, barrel lg. 43 1/4, overall lg. 58 3/4 in.
Estimate $600-800

Steel and brass parts have some patina, some dings in stock period repair on the forestock, and missing a barrel pin near the nose cap, overall in good condition.


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 lock, round steel barrel