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2142
$1,035.00

FLINTLOCK FOWLER, TWO 18TH CENTURY POWDER HORNS AND RARE EARLY 1ST EDITION FIREARMS REFERENCE BOOK COLLECTION.

1) Fowler, 1833 dated, 42″ rnd bbl, brass mounted. 2) 18″ powder horn with crudely scrimshawed map of “New York”, two sailing ships and other motifs. Large wooden plug held by 9 brass pins retaining old carved wood plug. Lot also contains a small 6-1/2″ powder horn with good patina and 8 gun reference books including: 1st Edition Thoughts on the Kentucky Rifle in its Golden Age, Joe Kidig, Jr., 1968; 1st Edition Colt Firearms 1836-1954, James E. Serven, 1964; 1st Edition The Pennsylvania Kentucky Rifle, Henry J. Kaufmann, 1960; 1st Edition signed and numbered 1 of 2500 A Pictorial History of U.S. Single Shot Martial Pistols, James M. Kalman & C. Meade Patterson; 1st Edition Manhattan Firearms, Waldo E. Nuttter, 1958 and 3 other titles. PROVENANCE: Purchased from Robert Abels, NYC, circa 1960. CONDITION: 1) Very good overall, possibly reconverted. Not taken apart. Discernible markings and solid stock. Solid, old wood ramrod. 2) Discernible scrimshaw and “N.I. CO. B NO. 30”. Large gash in butt from time of use, into horn with two nail repairs. Overall, hand worn patina and very good. Books are all average, very good to fine, though dust jackets are generally torn, chipped and damaged. But contents crisp; good hinges. 50925-11 JS (1,000-1,500) – Lot 2142

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Auction: Firearms - October 2016
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