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Pair of "Barbar" Boxlock Flintlock Pistols

Auction:
2760M
Lot:
7
Sold for:
$800$650

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2760M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
November 01, 2014 10:00AM

Description:

Pair of "Barbar" Boxlock Flintlock Pistols, c. late 18th to early 19th century, walnut grips, iron lockplates engraved on the left side with a panoply of arms, and BARBAR, and on the right side with LONDON, both with rifled turn-off barrels, overall lg. 6 1/4 in.
Estimate $700-900

One pistol functions properly, one needs a repair to go to full cock, overall in good condition with some light patina.


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