Category Firearms & Military
Auction Currency USD
Start Price 600.00 USD
Estimated at 1,200.00 - 1,500.00 USD
KNIFE PISTOL. Cal. 25. NSN. Bbl. 3/4". NON-XLL single-shot breechloading knife pistol mfg. by Unwin & Rodgers. The left flat of the faceted bbl. is marked "UNWIN & RODGERS/ PATENTEES.SHEFFIELD", with two British proofs on the left quarter flat and "NON-XLL" on the right flat. Needle-point blade is marked "V (CROWN) R/ UNWIN &/ RODGERS/ PATENT", with the spear-point blade being marked "JOHN WATTS/ SHEFFIELD./ ESTB. 1765" on the ricassos. German silver bbl., bolsters, and butt. Partially checkered 2-piece horn grips. Hinged trapdoor on butt. Rear sight assembly doubles as an extractor. CONDITION: German silver components retain a bright finish, with some spots of tarnishing and scattered light handling marks overall. Iron components exhibit a dark gray patina, with areas of darker discoloration and some areas of mild pitting. Smoothbore exhibits light to mild pitting throughout. Grips exhibit some scattered superficial marks from handling and storage, with a couple of cracks stemming from the pins on either side. (01-24348/MLW). ANTIQUE. $1,200-1,500.