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Continental Holster Pistol with U.S. Surcharges

Auction:
3165M
Lot:
18
Sold for:
$9,225$7,500

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Auction:
Sale #3165M - 3165M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
November 02, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Continental Holster Pistol with U.S. Surcharges, c. mid-18th century, .74 caliber, walnut stock, iron fittings, lock marked "US," steel octagonal to round barrel, marked on the top of the barrel "US," and a wooden ramrod, barrel lg. 11 5/8, overall lg. 19 in.

Provenance: The Bill Ahearn collection.
Estimate $2,000-2,500

Stock has some dings and nicks with a little bit of wood loss in two places around the butt cap, as well as around the lock, forestock looks to have been replaced in front of the lower ramrod entry, lock functions but does not stay on half or full cock.


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

United States, Machine pistols, Muskets, Ramrod, Stock