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Late-1700s English brass-barreled officer's pistol with flintlock signed "Taylor."

Currency:USD Category:Artifacts / Non-wreck Start Price:700.00 USD Estimated At:800.00 - 1,200.00 USD
Late-1700s English brass-barreled officer's pistol with flintlock signed  Taylor.
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700.00USDto 2******n+ (133.00) buyer's premium + applicable fees & taxes.
This item SOLD at 2019 Nov 02 @ 12:31UTC-4 : AST/EDT
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Late-1700s English brass-barreled officer's pistol with flintlock signed "Taylor." , 851 grams, 13-1/2" long, 7-3/4' barrel, 3/4" muzzle. Fine early pistol of a type used by English naval officers and imported to America, with tapered brass barrel containing proofmarks and "London" stamp on top, "S" form hammer with flint, engraved brass mounts, brass-tipped ramrod, polished walnut stock, and "Taylor" engraving. Thomas and Edward Taylor were British gun and lock makers working in London and Birmingham from 1770 to the early 1800s. Pistol in very good condition with functioning lock and sparking action. With photo-certificate.