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Manton Boxlock Flintlock Pistol

Auction:
2724M
Lot:
17
Sold for:
$923$750

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

Description:

Manton Boxlock Flintlock Pistol, c. late 18th/early 19th century, checkered walnut grip with small silver engraved escutcheon plate, left side of frame marked JNO MANTON & SON on a banner below a panoply of arms, marked on right side DOVER STRT. LONDON on a banner under a panoply of arms, engraved cock and steel, proofmarks on underside of frame in front of drop-down trigger, overall lg. 6 5/8 in.
Estimate $600-800

Walnut grip in very god condition, finish has a light patina, and a nick under the barrel near the muzzle.


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.

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LONDON