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French Pocket Flintlock Pistol

Auction:
2908T
Lot:
1007
Sold for:
$523$425

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2908T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
April 21, 2016 12:00PM

Description:

French Pocket Flintlock Pistol, c. early 18th century, walnut stock with raised carving around the barrel tang, iron fittings, octagonal to round barrel with some gilt inlay, barrel lg. 2 5/8, overall lg. 6 3/8 in.
Estimate $300-500

Some dings on the stock, iron has a plum patina, and the lock functions properly.


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

Flintlock, Inlay, Multiple barrel firearms, Muskets