5

Pair of Edgson Flintlock Belt Pistols

Currency:USD Category:Firearms & Military Start Price:450.00 USD Estimated At:NA
Pair of Edgson Flintlock Belt Pistols
Please read the terms and conditions carefully in regards to shipping and payment. Please contact us before the auction if you have any questions.
Identical Pair of Antique English Single-Shot Screw-Barrel Flintlock Belt Pistols, by Edgson, #1, approx. .52 cal., 4'' octagonal barrels, one pistol is marked ''1'' at breech (other pistol unnumbered); both boxlock frames have left-side belt hooks, proof marks beneath, reinforced cocks, oval waterproof pans, sliding rear safeties, folding triggers that drop open when cocked, and are floral engraved with ''Edgson/Stamford'' within an oval on right sides against a panoply of martial flags and arms; plain varnished flat-sided walnut bag-style grips have vacant German silver inlays at wrists. Mfg'd ca. 1830s-50s. Condition is near excellent. Barrels retain approx. 96% deep original blue, triggers show bright fire-blue, case hardened frames are smooth gunmetal with clear engraving and markings. Grips are smooth with only slight handling marks and retain approx. 90% original varnish. Actions are crisp; bores are bright with deeply-cut rifling that facilitates engaging a barrel-removal wrench. Est.: $900-$1,200/pair. (Antique)