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Lot 3229
1) TOWER DRAGOON.PERCUSSION PISTOL. Cal. about 79. NSN. Bbl. 9 3/8" rnd. w/ rifled bore. Left side of bbl. has Birmingham black powder proofs. Lock is marked "TOWER" behind hammer w/ crown in front of hammer. Lock & hammer have dbl. straight line borders. Plain trigger. Key fastened walnut rnd. butt stock w/ brass trigger guard, sideplate escutcheons & thimble. Button tipped iron ramrod. CONDITION: metal has cleaned gray appearance w/ areas of pitting becoming heaviest in breech area. Modern replacement nipple. Unsanded stock shows wear w/ heavy dents, scratches & marks. Left side of forearm has crack extending from tip to sideplate screw w/ forward 2 3/4" having added wood repair. Bore is dark w/ visible rifling having areas of pitting. (01-14779/DS). 2) ORNAMENTAL FLINTLOCK PISTOL. NSN. Bbl. 10 3/8" rnd. iron, w/ lip at muzzle to prevent firing. Bore dia. approx. .580". Crude iron lock & hammer w/ non functioning pan & frizzen. Hammer will cock. Plain trigger. Walnut stock w/ ornamental brass hatchet & pike at butt. Trigger guard & sideplate are crude brass castings. Wrist & forearm sections have ornate brass wire inlay. CONDITION: brown metal w/ areas of pitting. Stock has dark worn appearance w/ chips, dents & handling marks. Rusty bore. (01-14780/DS). BOTH ANTIQUE. $450-650 for lot.

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Estimate $450 - $650May 9, 2018