A Rare Combined Flintlock And Pill-Lock Mechanism Of Baker Type For A Longarm

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Lot 203*
A Rare Combined Flintlock And Pill-Lock Mechanism Of Baker Type For A Longarm
Circa 1820-25

Sold for £ 687 (US$ 854) inc. premium
A Rare Combined Flintlock And Pill-Lock Mechanism Of Baker Type For A Longarm
Circa 1820-25
In the white and with flat bevelled plate, sliding combined pan and pill-cup secured by a screw with knurled head beneath, pivoting pill-retainer, roller, and removable striker between the jaws of the associated cock
12.4 cm.

Footnotes

  • Provenance
    W. Keith Neal Collection
    Christie's London, Antique Arms and Armour..., 18 July 2002, lot 102 (part)

    For details of Ezekiel Baker's dual ignition locks see Lewis Winant, Early Percussion Firearms..., 1959, pp. 81-83, pls. 71-72
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