Description

    British Tower Percussion Pistol.
    NVSN, approximately .69 caliber, 6-inch round barrel . All metal parts finished in the white. Brass grip cap, trigger guard and loading rod ferrule. English proof marks on the barrel; lock faintly marked with a crown over GR and marked TOWER at the aft end of the lock. Integral, hinged loading rod. Mount for a lanyard ring though the one present is a make-do replacement. Walnut stock.
    The William Alberta Collection.

    Condition: Good. Metal surfaces with an overall gray patina with scattered areas of surface rust. Stock with a crack running from just beneath the lock to within 2-inches of the end of the stock on the opposite side. Another crack on the left side of the stock near the breech. Mechanically sound with a dark bore.


    Fees, Shipping, and Handling Description: Miscellaneous Collectibles, Large (view shipping information)

    Sales Tax information  |  Terms and Conditions

    Bidding Guidelines and Bid Increments

    Glossary of Terms

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    December, 2015
    13th Sunday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 4
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 229

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    25% on the first $100,000 (minimum $14), plus 20% of any amount between $100,000 and $1,000,000, plus 12% of any amount over $1,000,000 per lot.

    Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    VIEW BENEFITS
    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
      winnings 
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Consign to the 2018 March 7 Books Signature Auction Books - New York .

    Learn about consigning with us

    I couldn't be happier with the smooth and efficient results of consigning material to Heritage Auctions.
    Fred Weinburg,
    Encino, CA
    View More Testimonials

    HA.com receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source: Similarweb.com)

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search

    Recent auctions

    2017 June 11  Arms & Armor , Civil War & Militaria Signature Auction - Dallas
    2017 June 11 Arms & Armor , Civil War & Militaria Signature Auction - Dallas
    REALIZED $949,301