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Skinner AuctionsMarlborough MA
November 1, 2014 10:00 AMCalender

Cased Single-shot Libeau Percussion Pistol

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Auction: Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2760MLocation: MarlboroughDate / Time: November 01, 2014 10:00AM


Cased Single-shot Libeau Percussion Pistol, c. 1840s, walnut stock with checkered grip stamped with the number 2689, silver triggerguard and fittings, backlock-style lock with a faint LIBEAU marking, octagonal barrel marked on the top NEW ORLEANS, oak case with maroon velvet lining, ELEY/LONDON cap tin, unmarked brass flask, and a bullet mold, ht. 3, wd. 6 3/4, lg. 10 in.
Estimate $800-1,000

Some light dings and nicks in the stock, very light scattered patina on steel parts, ramrod and front ramrod pipe look to be replacements, lock functions as it should, overall in good condition.

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NEW ORLEANS, LONDON, steel parts