SOLD! for $1,750.00.
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- Low Estimate: $800.00
- High Estimate: $1,000.00
- Realized: $1,750.00
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1st item: Robert Johnson, Middleton, Connecticut U.S. Model 1836 flintlock cavalry pistol, .54 caliber, dated 1840. Right side of lock plate stamped "U S./R. Johnson/Middn. Conn/1840", top of barrel stamped "U S./N W P/P", two incised cartouches reading "E.B" (sub inspector Elizur Bates) and "M.P.L" (Major of Ordnance Mann Page Lomax) left side of grip. Walnut stocks, round barrel, iron furniture and mountings, brass powder pan, swivel ramrod, brass blade front sight. Barrel length: 8 1/2". Overall length: 14". 2nd item: Asa Holman Waters and Company, Milbury, Massachusetts U.S. Model 1836 flintlock pistol converted to percussion, .54 caliber, dated 1844. Right side of lock plate stamped "A.H. Waters & Co./Milbury, Mass./1844" with eagle head logo, various proof marks stamped to left and right sides of lock plates, trigger guard tang, and top of barrel, possible initials "DC" to top left above grip, floral engraving to hammer screw. Walnut stocks, round barrel, iron furniture and mountings, brass powder pan, checkered hammer, swivel ramrod, brass blade front sight. Barrel length: 8 1/2". Overall length: 13 3/4".
PROVENANCE: The Estate of Pia Stratton, Nashville, Tennessee.
CONDITION: Light pepper pitting to barrels and furniture, light storage dings, surface scratches to stocks. Triggers are slightly loose, actions are slightly stiff but hold at full and half cock. Bores are dirty with no visible rifling. 2nd item: Three nail holes to left side of grip; screw for hammer replacement; no cartouches evident.