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    Scarce Confederate Lorenz Bayonet and Single-Shot Percussion Belt Pistol. Comprising a rare unmarked relic Confederate Austrian Lorenz sword socket bayonet with single wide fuller. Made for the Austrian Lorenz percussion musket, a major Confederate import weapon, used by many units in the Civil War. The Model 1854 Austrian Lorenz Carbine Sword Bayonets were manufactured from about 1854 to about 1865 and were used on a carbine or short-rifle. Not a full-length musket. These were used during the American Civil War when many European arsenals were emptied of their surplus arms. They employ a leather-covered wood scabbard, sheet-steel mounts. Scabbards are tough to find due to wood body construction. As often seen with surviving specimens of Austrian style sword bayonets from American Civil War usage, the socket has been shortened. This probably due to conversion into "Home Guard" sword by equipment deprived Confederate troops. 2) Unmarked Single-Shot Percussion Belt Pistol. .72 caliber, 8 1/2-inch barrel. Unmarked percussion lock. Belt hook. Walnut stock with steel furniture and barrel band. Steel ramrod with brass bugle tip. Most likely a Confederate weapon, this gun came from an estate in Northern Neck, Virginia, Condition: 1) Relic. Showing scattered wear and pitting, appears excavated. 2) Fair to good. Metal showing mottled grey-brown age patina with scattered light spotting and pitting. Wood with wear and light marks. Action good.

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