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Ottoman-style Rat Tail Miquelete Lock Pistol

Auction:
2724M
Lot:
20
Sold for:
$400$325

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

Description:

Ottoman-style Rat Tail Miquelete Lock Pistol, c. early 19th century, ornately engraved brass stocks with steel miquelete lock and steel barrel, barrel lg. 12 1/4, overall lg. 20 1/2 in.
Estimate $400-600

Some patina on brass and steel parts, frizzen has a little play between bridles.


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 miquelete lock, steel parts