November 01, 2016 10:00 AM EDT Cincinnati


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Unwin & Rodgers Percussion Knife Pistol

.30 caliber 3.375" octagonal barrel with post-1813 Birmingham commercial proof marks, folding trigger. 3 1/2" spear point knife blade marked UNWIN  & RODGERS in two lines on the ricasso. Loading tool and bullet mold retained in grip.  German silver mounts, mother-of-pearl grip scales.

Condition:

Very good. Dull patina on metal parts, with darker discoloration on knife blade. Mechanically functional, percussion nipple damaged. Mother-of-pearl scales very nice without the usual damage and chipping. Complete with accessories that are nearly always missing. A very nice example in better condition than usually encountered.

Estimate: $1,500 - $2,500
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$1,380
11/01/2016

 

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