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COMMEMORATIVE PISTOL WITH JAMES & REZIN BOWIE KNIFE PLUS REPRO PEACE MEDAL. PISTOL: cal. 45. S# 306. Bbl. 8 5/8" octagon. A limited edition Kentucky style pistol offered in 1985 by U.S. Historical Society & produced by the Williamsburg Firearms Manufactory. Top flat has inlayed oval marked "ANDREW JACKSON". Blade front sight w/ fixed square notch rear sight. Gray finished lock & hammer w/ floral highlights w/ oval mark consisting of crown over "W". Single trigger has curled tip & pierced web. Key fastened tiger strip maple stock. Silver finished fittings include trigger guard, key escutcheons, pipe, thimble, nosecap & sideplate depicting the Battle of New Orleans. Both sides of butt have oval medallions. Right oval has bust of Andrew Jackson. Left oval has horse & rider. Butt sections of stock & area forward of trigger guard finial have decorative brass wire inlay. Ebony ramrod has silver finished tip. CONDITION: pistol is in near new condition retaining virtually all wood & metal finish. Bright bore w/ sharp rifling. BOWIE KNIFE: United States Historical Society James Bowie & Rezin Bowie Commemorative knife. Knife features a 9 3/8" blade w/ brightly polished blued finish having gold plated ornamentation on both sides. Right side features busts of James & Rezin Bowie under a banner w/ their names. Left side features of knife & sword fight under banner w/ words "VIDALIA SANDBAR". Knife has walnut handle w/ silver finished pommel & fittings. Knife is housed in mahogany box w/ red velour fitted interior. UNATTACHED ACCESSORIES: wooden presentation case w/ Andrew Jackson bust on inside lid. Case has concealed compartment containing the knife & its box under removable tray fitted to pistol. Includes Certificate of Authenticity for the Official James Bowie Knife No. 81. Case also contains key. CONDITION: case has lightly worn interior w/ scuffs & handling marks on lid. Knife is in near new condition showing sm. marks on handle. ANTIQUE. (01-14754/DS). PEACE MEDAL COPY. This is a modern official U.S. Mint copy of an Andrew Jackson Indian Peace medal of 1829. The medal features a bust of Jackson on the front. The reverse features a crossed peace pipe/pipe tomahawk w/ clasped hands of a soldier & an Indian. The motto on the reverse is "PEACE AND FRIENDSHIP". The medal has been drilled & attached to a late 19th century purple collar for the I.O.O.F. (Odd Fellows). CONDITION: medal has some tarnish, price tag residue & a noticeable dent at the 8 o'clock position. Collar has various open seams & loose bullion trim. (02-11349/BF). $1,000-1,500 for lot.

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U.S. HISTORICAL SOCIETY ANDREW JACKSON

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