Category Firearms & Military
Auction Currency USD
Start Price 2,000.00 USD
Estimated at 4,000.00 - 6,000.00 USD
MARKED H. NOCK. BOTH: Cal. 65. NSN. The 9" iron bbls. w/ military type turnings at breech ends are stamped w/ Birmingham proofs & engraved "H. Nock London" on tops. Bbls. are fitted w/ bridles for steel ramrods. Locks w/ bevelled plates & rebated tails are fitted w/ high breasted serpentine cocks, water proof integral pans, bridled roller frizzens w/ roller on feather springs which have bulbous finials. Locks are engraved w/ line borders & some sprays of foliage. "H. Nock" is in front of each cock. Plain European walnut stocks w/ bag grips extend to within 5/8" of muzzles w/ brass caps & are brass mounted. Trigger guards w/ traditional pineapple finials have floral & foliate engraving on bows. Bbls. are pinned to stocks & steel ramrods mount through heavy beaded single pipes. Thimbles are not peesent. CONDITION: very good to fine. Bbls. retaining what appears to be traces of original brown, showing some cleaning & some overall spotting. Locks retain a considerable amount of original case hardening color which is heavily faded & are mostly silver gray. Stocks retain most of their original oil finish w/ some minor marks, knocks & dings, & appear very sound w/ possible old repair on sideplate of one pistol. Bores are lightly pitted. One lock is crisp, the other is slightly soft. (01-21215, 01-21216/MGM). BOTH ANTIQUE. $4,000-6,000.