December 06, 2018 03:00 PM EST Asheville, North Carolina


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Two Percussion Pistols H Aston, N. P. Ames

American, 19th century, round 6 in. barrel reads "1846 RPP", .54 caliber, walnut stock, brass band, swivel and lock ramrod, brass buttcap reads "R", lock plate reads "USN 1845, N.P. Ames, Springfield, Mass"; round 8-1/2 in. barrel, walnut stock, brass band, raised brass sight, swivel and lock ramrod, brass backstrap and buttcap, lock plate reads "US H Aston & Co", Middtn Conn, 1852", ordinance stamps on left side 

Provenance:From the Estate of Judge David Creekmore, Knoxville, Tennessee

Condition:

patina, pitting, corrossion and surface scratching to metal throughout, crack to stock on Ames pistol near top screw, some loss to wood around lock plate of Aston, marring to wood screws throughout

Estimate: $400 - $600
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$1,046
12/06/2018

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