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English Flint Boxlock Pistol by P Bond

.48 caliber, 1.75" twist-off barrel, no S/N. Brass frame and barrel, steel fittings, smooth walnut bag grips. Reverse of lightly engraved frame marked P BOND; obverse marked 45 / CORNHILL / LONDON. London commercial proofs under barrel. Box lock action with flat reinforced cock and sliding safety. Phillip Bond worked as a gunsmith in London ca 1781-1816, and was located at the 45 Cornhill address ca 1794-1816.

Condition:

Very good. Brass cleaned to bright, markings clear. Mechanically functional, good bore with oxidation, grips with scattered dings.

Estimate: $700 - $1,200
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$646
09/12/2018

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