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Skinner Auctions Marlborough MA
3305M Marlborough
November 4, 2019 10:00 AMCalender

British Sea Service Pistol Owned by Major General Benjamin Lincoln

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


British Sea Service Pistol Owned by Major General Benjamin Lincoln, c. mid to late 18th century, bore .60, walnut stock with storekeeper's stamp and crown over "6," brass fittings (side plate missing), replacement Spanish-style lock (not reconverted), barrel has a proof mark on left side of the breech, and an iron ramrod, barrel lg. 12, overall lg. 19 1/2 in.

Provenance: Major General Benjamin Lincoln; by family descent to the consignor.
Estimate $2,000-3,000

Stock has some dings and nicks, side plate was removed when the Spanish lock was fitted to the gun. The lock functions but the mainspring is weak.

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Benjamin Lincoln