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    French M1777 .69 Caliber Smooth Bore Martial Pistol Converted to Percussion Utilizing a Drum. St. Etienne with 1788 date proof and #525 on stock and brass frame. Metal smooth and dark with just some light surface rust at the breech. Mechanically fine. Wood very good with a rosette and some cross hatching carved on the right side, along with some scattered worm holes, but very sound. The ramrod and one of the trigger guard extension screws are old replacements. Good representative example of this French martial pistol that figured prominently in the American Revolution and served as the pattern for the first U.S. martial pistol.

    Estimate: $600 - $800.

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    Auction Dates
    December, 2009
    12th Saturday
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