English Flintlock Pistol - W. Ketland & Co. .58 ga

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Description: English Flintlock Pistol - W. Ketland & Co. .58 gauge

This is a fine quality "W. Ketland & Co” flintlock pistol. The Barrel is 9" long and it is .58 caliber, smoothbore. The pistol has a full-length, pin-fastened walnut stock with English style, bag-shaped grip. The top of the barrel is stamped "LONDON" and has three British proof marks. The lock plate has a pointed tip and is fitted with a fenced, iron pan and a goose-neck hammer. The lock plate is stamped: "KETLAND/& CO" in two lines below the pan. The pistol has a turned brass ramrod tail pipe and pipe. A brass, shield-shaped, thumb-piece is inlaid in the grip behind the tang. The tang is engraved with a simple floral design. Brass side plate and buttcap. The pistol has a wooden ramrod. The barrel and lock have an attractive brownish gray patina. The metal surfaces show age discoloration but no significant pitting. The edges of the barrel and lock plate are sharp. The barrel and pan show only very light flash pitting. The proof marks and markings on the barrel and lock are visible. The brass furniture has a mellow, unpolished patina. The stock is in relatively fine conditions as seen in the photos showing handling, wear and stress marks associated with a plus 200 year old pistol but does have two visible cracks that can be seen in the photos. The first crack which is less than ½ inch in length is located below the breech on the left side. The second crack is located in the stock above the ram rod near the muzzle. No other cracks are apparent. The mechanics are in good working order. The cost of shipping and insurance is $29.00.

We are a (FFL) Federal Firearms Licensed business in New York. All modern long guns and handguns must be shipped to your local FFL. Please check your local, county & state laws before bidding. It is the buyer’s responsibility to get your dealer’s FFL to us so we may legally ship your firearm. Every auction item is for sale online & locally. We will make every effort to pull an item after it receives a qualifying bid, i.e., bids not meeting reserve do not count.

Shipping Information: Handguns and Long guns are shipped USPS. All items are packaged with great care with no additional handling charges.

We offer a 3 day inspection on all firearms. Purchases must be returned in same condition as shipped, with no disassembly and be unfired. All shipping costs are at the expense of the buyer/bidder. Please check your local, county and state laws before bidding.

Payment options: Payment made using USPS Money Orders will ship as soon as payment and required paperwork arrives. Due to recent increased use of Counterfeit Cashier’s Checks, these payments will be held for bank clearance prior to shipping. Personal and business checks are also gladly accepted, however may delay shipping 2 weeks for bank clearance (We know the good checks clear faster, however, bank are sometimes slow in notification of a returned check).

New York sales tax: All sales to New York residents require a sales tax of 7% be applied to the bid total.

Condition: Used - See Item Description
Caliber: .50 (other)
Location: NY

Trades Accepted: No

Shipping Notes: See Description

Item #: 984840968
Seller Since: Nov. 2006
Seller Level: Verified
This seller is NOT an FFL
City: Porter Corners
State: NY

Shipping: See Description
Accepted Payment Methods: Money Order
Returns: 3 Days

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