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Pair of Continental Single-shot Pistols

Auction:
2946M
Lot:
293
Sold for:
$1,230$1,000

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2946M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
October 27, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

Pair of Continental Single-shot Pistols, c. mid-19th century, carved burl grips, engraved steel fittings, and blued-steel octagonal barrels, barrel lg. 7 1/2, overall lg. 12 1/2 in.
Estimate $400-600

A few dings and nicks on the grips, overall very good condition, and the actions function 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

Dueling, Duelling pistol, Mechanical engineering, Police weapons, Semi-automatic pistols, Small arms