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Antique Lindsay's ''Young America'' Perc. Pistol

Currency:USD Category:Firearms & Military Start Price:375.00 USD Estimated At:NA
Antique Lindsay's ''Young America'' Perc. Pistol
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Antique Lindsay's ''Young America'' Superposed 2-Shot Single Barrel Percussion Pistol, #1000, .41 cal., 4'' octagonal-to-square barrel with blade front and deep top-groove rear sights, marked ''Lindsay's/Young-America/Manf'd. by/J.P. Lindsay Man'fg. Co./New-York'' amid fine floral engraving on right side, and a scene of flags, banners and bugles flanked by a recumbent lion on left, and a rearing spread-wing eagle on right, on opposite side; brass frame has twin triggers, integral spurtrigger sheath and gripstraps; two-piece varnished walnut grips. Mfg'd ca. early 1860s, in only a few hundred guns. Condition is very good. Metal surfaces retain no original finish but are smooth and clean with sharp markings and engraving; grips retain much original finish. Action is crisp; smoothbore is bright. Est.: $750-$1,500. (Antique)