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    SPANISH FLINTLOCK PISTOL - Early example of large bore pirate style sidearm of European manufacture. 12" octagon to round .70 calibre smooth bore barrel stamped on top at breach 1820, 10246 with an 'O' over an 'M.' Left barrel flat stamped 'EX'-'GA'. Miquelet style lock plate is very interesting employing a relatively unique half and full cock system that protrudes from the lock plate to engage an external hammer notch. Fully brass mounted with iron belt hook. Iron lock plate stamped with a large 'P' and the same 'GA' as the barrel. Functioning action with full length wood stock.

    Condition: Wood stock may have been shortened a bit. Brass barrel band an old replacement. Iron ramrod is a replacement. Wood stock shows good honest age but evidences numerous wood replacements along side of barrel. Lock escutcheon and belt hook are replacement. Original brass components have an honest old patina.


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    Auction Dates
    November, 2007
    11th Sunday
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