Rare Flintlock "Duckfoot" 4-Barrel Pistol, c. 1780
.52 caliber, 4 individual 2-inch turn-off barrels mounted in a fan on a brass breech
with chambers numbered one through four. Boxlock flintlock action. Brass frame with sides
engraved with flag panoplies. Folding trigger. Checkered one-piece walnut grip with vacant
oval wrist escutcheon.
Condition: Very good for this item. Barrels showing scattered wear
and light pitting. Brass with light age patina. Grip with scattered wear and bruises.
Action very good.
Note: This pistol is illustrated on page 230 of Firearms Curiosa by Winant.
Estimate: $7000 - $10000