KETLAND SINGLE SHOT FLINTLOCK PISTOL WITH BRASS BARREL

$1,450.00

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Item Code: 932-01

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Single shot pistol with a .70 round brass barrel approx. 8.50 inches long. The barrel is strongly marked at the breech with a Liege, Belgium proof mark and “LONDON.” Weapon is smoothbore so there are no sights. Bore is fairly clean with light surface dirt. Brass shows minor wear and has been lightly cleaned.

Still in its original flint configuration, the lock, hammer, frizzen and pan are iron. Hammer holds a flint and has a linear design along its edge. Hammer does not hold at half-cock but it does hold at full and falls properly. Frizzen also operates properly. Main spring shows light surface rust. Lock has a nice gray surface with light mottling. Lock is clearly marked “KETLAND & CO.” in two lines.

Stock has been lightly sanded and varnished. Wood has a light brown finish that is a little darker in low areas. Some minor scratches but no cracks. Attractive looking stock in good overall condition.

All furniture is brass with edge line engraving. Triggerguard bow has engraved starburst. One of the tangs is rounded and the other is pineapple shaped. Plain brass escutcheon is present behind iron barrel tang. Butt cap is also brass with numerous dings around the base screw. Ramrod pipes are also brass. Ramrod is present.  [ad]

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