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by Willis Henry Auctions Inc.
January 20, 2013, 11:00 AM EST |  Rockland, MA, US    Live Auction

Lot 129A: FLINTLOCK PISTOL, TOWER, ENGLAND (457 views)

FLINTLOCK PISTOL, TOWER, ENGLAND
Estimated Price: $600 - $800
Description: 18th c. British Sea Service, Flintlock pistol, marked "Tower" and "GR" with Royal cypher and Birmingham Proofs, brass trigger guard and butt cap, 9" barrel, brass capped ram rod stock shows possible early repair to front half, old patina, (possibly used during the Revolutionary War).
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by Willis Henry Auctions Inc.
Auction Title
Americana & Estates Auction
Auction Date
January 20, 2013, 11:00 AM EST
Location
  • 929 Hingham Street
  • Rockland, MA US
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Auction preview is Saturday, January 19, 2013 from 11am-4pm, and Sunday morning, January 20, 2013 from 9am-10:45am. The auction starts at 11am. The location is the Holiday Inn in Rockland, Massachusetts.
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A wonderful auction of 18th & 19th c. American (original paint) & Continental furniture; many outstanding paintings (C.H. Gifford, R. Swain Gifford, Emille Gruppe, Wilbur Dean Hamilton, etc.); Collections of Sterling Silver, Grueby Pottery, Painted Woodenware (including signed Hingham); Decorated Stoneware; Textiles; Oriental Rugs; Audubon Prints; Firearms & Civil War Ephemera, etc.
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Condition reports are not included in catalog descriptions. Although condition is sometimes noted for an item in our catalog, it has not been noted on every item, and the catalog should not be construed as a full condition report. It is the responsibility of prospective bidders to examine lots and decide their level of interest. Neither the auctioneer nor the consignor, is responsible for the accuracy of any printed or verbal descriptions. All weights and measurements are approximate.

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Lot 129A: FLINTLOCK PISTOL, TOWER, ENGLAND
Willis Henry Auctions Inc.
Americana & Estates Auction
January 20, 2013, 11:00 AM EST