Lot 4: 19th Century English Percussion Conversion Pistol

Cordier Auctions & Appraisals

December 4, 2016
Harrisburg, PA, US

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Description: SERIAL #: None DESIGN: English made flintlock black powder pistol converted to percussion. 6” round barrel. Bore measures to approximately .62" caliber. MATERIAL/FINISH COMPOSITION: Iron mountings. One piece wood stock. FEATURES: Small post front sight. Lock plate in front of hammer stamped "JN, I,HOWARD,ISO". One barrel band with sling swivel style loop at the bottom. Top of barrel marked "LONDON". Wide curved trigger. Left rear of barrel proofed "P/(Crown)/IH/(Crown)". Wood ramrod with barrel shaped head. Metal grip cap depicts a human face. Modest border engraving and decoration to metal surfaces. CONDITION: Good. A dark patina covers metal surfaces. All markings are modestly faded. Potty pitting and tooling marks. Significant wear to stock with numerous cracks, scrapes and dents. The grip has become separated from the rest of the stock and is held in place by a nail driven into the stock at the top of the checkering pattern and two small modern screws driven into the rear of the trigger guard. Another longitudinal crack runs from the rear of the lock plate around the back of grip at the top of the checkering towards the left front of the trigger guard. INVENTORY NO. / CATEGORY: 4656/ANT ESTIMATE: $150 - $250
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