November 01, 2016 10:00 AM EDT Cincinnati


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Brass Three Barrel Flint Pistol

.36 caliber 3 5/8" long 3-barrel cluster. London commercial proofs on barrels. Tap action, box lock with reinforced cock and sliding pan locking safety. Left frame marked WHEELER and right side marked LONDON, surrounded by a panoply of arms. Iron triggerguard, walnut grip.

Condition:

Very good, smooth golden patina on brass, speckled gray patina on triggerguard and flint battery. Mechanically functional. Grip very good with expected bumps, dings and minor mars. A very attractive example of a less commonly encountered 3-barrel tap action pistol.

Estimate: $1,500 - $2,500
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$2,645
11/01/2016

 

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