10-30-2015 10-31-2015
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Marlborough MA
2856M Marlborough
October 30, 2015 04:00 PMCalender
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Pair of Boxlock Flintlock Pistols by Bunney

 
Auction: Sale #2856M - 2856M Location: Marlborough Date / Time: October 30, 2015 4:00PM

Description:

Pair of Boxlock Flintlock Pistols by Bunney, c. 1777, walnut stocks with ornate silver wire inlays, silver escutcheon plates, and silver grotesque mask buttplates, brass barrels and frames, marked on the left side BUNNEY, and on the right LONDON, engraved with foliate designs, with proof marks under the barrels, overall lg. 13 in.

Provenance: Found in a home in New Jersey.
Estimate $5,000-7,000

Both in very god condition, and the locks function properly.


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LONDON