Skinner

Auctioneers and Appraisers

British Pattern 1759 Light Dragoon Pistol

Auction:
3165M
Lot:
21
Sold for:
$6,765$5,500

social_share

Inquire

Tabs

About

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

Description:

British Pattern 1759 Light Dragoon Pistol, .68 caliber, walnut stock with a storekeeper's stamp on the grip and marked behind the side plate "SS," brass fittings, lock marked "TOWER" with a crown over "GR" and an ordnance stamp, steel barrel, and a wooden ramrod, barrel lg. 9, overall lg. 15 in.

Provenance: The Bill Ahearn collection.

Note: This pistol was found behind a wall of a house in Nyack, New York, in the 1980s.
Estimate $2,000-3,000

Some dings and nicks in the stock with a 2" split on the forestock near the front barrel pin, steel is not polished 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

Nyack