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3305M Marlborough
November 4, 2019 10:00 AMCalender

British Pattern 1793 Light Dragoon Pistol

Auction: Sale #3305M - 3305M Location: Marlborough Date / Time: November 04, 2019 10:00AM


British Pattern 1793 Light Dragoon Pistol, c. 1786, .67 bore, walnut stock with 1786 dated storekeeper's stamp, stamped on the left side of the stock behind the side plate with a broad arrow over "BO" for Board of Ordnance, brass fittings, engraved with rack numbers "C/1" on the trigger guard bow, lock engraved "TOWER" on the tail with an engraved crown over "GR" in front of the cock and an ordnance stamp, inside of the lock marked with a crown over "3" and assembly marks on the edge of the mainspring, barrel has proof marks near the breech and engraved on the top of the barrel "C" over "N-P," with a brass-tipped wooden ramrod, barrel lg. 9, overall lg. 15 1/2 in.
Estimate $1,500-2,000

Stock has a few dings and nicks and some light spotting on the steel appropriate to its age, and the lock functions properly and is original and not reconverted.

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