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    Early 19th Century English Percussion Pistol by Richard Hollis. Approximately .54 caliber, 5-inch octagonal barrel with dove-tailed German silver blade front sight. Breech with two inlaid gold bands surrounding copper London touchmark. Extensive and fine floral engraving on breech, upper tang, lock, hammer, guard and butt cap. Side plate signed: RICH'D HOLLIS. Silvered furniture. Hardwood ramrod with brass tip. Checkered walnut stock with vacant silver oval.

    Condition: Very good to fine. Steel with a rich, dark gray-blue patina and moderate age wear. Silvered furniture appears to have been cleaned. Stock has a pleasing age patina. Very small and filled crack in stock at the lock screw. Moderate pitting around nipple.


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    Auction Dates
    June, 2014
    8th Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 3
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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