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H. Nock Screwless Lock Officer's Pistol

.80 caliber, 9" barrel, no S/N. A very rare and desirable H Nock screwless lock flintlock officer's service pistol. The screwless lock with H Nock in script and star-burst at forward point of lock plate. The 9" service barrel is octagonal at breech changing to round. Brass triggerguard ramrod pipe. The figured walnut full stock with "JC" inspection on left side of side plate. Stock has tight age crack extending from the lock screw to the breech which in no way affects the integrity of the stock.

Condition:

The lock in crisp condition throughout with all original small parts and little to no pitting. The barrel in excellent condition retaining nearly all of its original tobacco brown. The stock in excellent condition throughout with only a few minor marks and much original finish. The brass tipped ramrod is the original, retaining its worm. An extremely crisp and most attractive example of this very rare and desirable type of British martial flintlock pistol.

Estimate: $3,000 - $5,000
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$3,819
09/12/2018

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