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Antique English Lg. Bore Boxlock Flintlock Pistol

Currency:USD Category:Firearms & Military Start Price:300.00 USD Estimated At:NA
Antique English Lg. Bore Boxlock Flintlock Pistol
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Antique English Large-Bore Brass-Frame Boxlock Screw-Barrel Flintlock Pistol, NVSN, .50 cal., 1.675'' round screw-off barrel without sights has bottom stud for removal tool, ''(crossed swords)'' proof mark; engraved brass boxlock frame is marked ''Jackson'' at left, ''London'' at right, has front-hinged frizzen, central reinforced flint cock with sliding rear safety bar, two post-1813 proof marks at breech bottom, early-style trigger with curved tail, separate steel trigger guard with star engraved on loop, integral gripstraps with one-piece varnished walnut ''bag style'' grips. Mfg'd ca. 1813-1825, likely with blued barrel and (possibly) silver-plated frame. Condition is very good retaining no original steel finishes but overall gunmetal gray with cleaned light pitting, and brass with light age patina. Grips are smooth and sound with one small chip out at left frame juncture and 95% original varnish. Edges and markings are sharp; action is crisp and strong; smoothbore is clean. Est.: $600-$900. (Antique)