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    Lot of Two Reproduction Flintlock Pistols. Comprising: 1) Cased Reproduction of the "Pitcairn Pistol, the gun that fired the shot that was heard round the world!". The reproduction of the all steel and silver Scottish Murdoch ram's horn butt flintlock pistol used by British Major Pitcairn whom historians believe fired the first shot of the American Revolutionary War from the Green at Lexington. .60 caliber, 7 1/2-inch barrel, floral scroll engraved with fluted breech. Floral scroll engraved frame and grip with ball trigger. Belt hook. Left side of grip with oval brass escutcheon with commemorative legend: Lexington/April 12, 1775. Right side with brass escutcheon with Pitcairn family crest. Contained in blue velour-lined factory walnut display case with descriptive escutcheon, literature and certificate of authenticity. Lid with gold-printed leather panel with legend: The Pitcairn Pistol. 2) Reproduction American Flintlock Pistol. .45 caliber, 10-inch part round/part octagonal browned barrel with dovetailed sights and molded bands. Unmarked lock mechanism. Tiger maple stock with brass furniture. Hardwood ramrod. Condition: Both are very good to excellent with light handling and storage wear.

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    Auction Dates
    Apr-May, 2012
    30th-1st Monday-Tuesday
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