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  1. The Ask the Pros & What's It Worth? Forum
    Anyone happen to know anything about these pistols? They say Ketland & Adams in one side and London on the other! Thanks
  2. The Ask the Pros & What's It Worth? Forum
    i know nothing about this stuff.. Ive had this for a couple years now. The firing mechanisms in it still function. But thats about it, now comsidering selling it, i need more info. age? Origin? Value? Any help would be greatly appreciated. All ive gotten so far is, that "it appears to be...
  3. Black Powder Shooting / Muzzleloaders / Handguns
    I am looking for help learning more about this pair of pistols. First, I know very little about flintlocks. My brother-in-law acquired these about 10 years ago and recently gave them to me as a gift. They have many of the same markings and there looks to be writing or Roman numerals across the...
  4. The Ask the Pros & What's It Worth? Forum
    hello, I found the musket like handgun in the house, I know its probably not very old, but was curious about how old this likely is. The image has the only markings on the gun and I will be posting more images tonight.
  5. Curio & Relics Forum
    Initially, I created this post asking for people to help me identify it. Well, a guy on in Flintlock Era facebook group helped. This is a Model 1796 British Heavy Dragoon Flintlock. By the proofs on the barrel, it was made between 1796 & 1812. It was privately commissioned, which means, it...
  6. Introduction Forum
    I'm born and raised Texan. I collect lots of different handguns. Mostly WW1 & WW2 (all countries), but I've been branching out, lately. I also have a decent Colt collection. Yesterday i bought a US Navy Ames Model 1842 Percussion & a British Barnett Light Dragoon Flintlock from the...
  7. The Ask the Pros & What's It Worth? Forum
    Some information beforehand. The flintlock pistol was found by my grandfather long time ago. The area in which it was found was in the south of Bulgaria and some say it is an Ottoman design, it is possible because Bulgaria had been under Ottoman rule for over 500 years. There are no symbols, no...
  8. The Ask the Pros & What's It Worth? Forum
    Any help on identifying the manufacturer would be much appreciated.. thanks, Mike
  9. Technical Questions & Information
    I am trying to import my Grandfathers antiques, one of the items is a flintlock musket unsure if it legitimate, to be honest it holds sentimental value so even if it is a replica I will be importing it, just need to know where it comes from originally, it's make/model. tried looking online for...
  10. Black Powder Shooting / Muzzleloaders / Handguns
    Hello, First time caller here....hey, I have a Tower flintlock lock that has the proper stamp and cypher as well as several stamps on the back, including the name "wheeler". I believe it to be authentic, but for the life of me, cannot find a gun that it belongs to. I thought it was a pistol, but...
  11. The Ask the Pros & What's It Worth? Forum
    Hello , I am trying to identify a flintlock pistol that I inherited from my Grandfather through my Father. My Grandfather owned a hotel at Waterloo , Belgium , for many years and collected many things from the Battle of Waterloo. He had other items from WWI and II as well. Unfortunately, when...
  12. The Ask the Pros & What's It Worth? Forum
    I have here a flintlock pistol I purchased recently. There was no identification other than “old gun” I was wondering for anybody could tell me around wha time it’s from, the maker and the origin, as well as any other information.
  13. The Ask the Pros & What's It Worth? Forum
    I have purchased a couple of Henry-Martini's from a vendor here at Bagram AB and they check out to be legit British rifles. I will make a separate post for them. I am interested in buying a Jezail but the guy is asking quite a bit of money for the "real" ones. This one has a rather large bore...
  14. Technical Questions & Information
    I'm looking to Identify and date my flintlock pistol I recently bought so I can buy a replacement frizzen and other parts. I believe it is a jukar. 45. the only marking I found was behind the lock. It's says spain. Also looking for a place to buy parts if anyone can point me in the right direction.
  15. The Ask the Pros & What's It Worth? Forum
    It's a huge 60cm pistol with a lot of inlay work, do you think it could shoot? How much would a piece like this sell for?is 300 a fair price? Thanks
  16. Technical Questions & Information
    Hello everyone, this is my first post on the site. I recently acquired a flintlock pistol from my grandfather. I have no idea whether it is authentic, or when or where it is from, and I would like to know if possible. Thanks for the help!
  17. The Ask the Pros & What's It Worth? Forum
    Hi everyone I have a T Ketland flintlock pistol and can't seem to find it's history or value can anyone give me a hand? I noticed markings on underside of barrel included image of that as well. Either way I think it's a really cool vintage pistol. Thanks for any help.
  18. Introduction Forum
    Hi all. From TX originally, been in HI nearly half my life (20yrs). Grew up in TX around firearms, grandfather was a skilled gunsmith, never got into em too much at the time other than learning firearms safety at a very early age, practicing and hunting with his rifles as well as my fathers and...
  19. Black Powder Shooting / Muzzleloaders / Handguns
    Hey everybody I have been eyeing an old flintlock at an antique store, I'm kind of in love with it. Unfortunately I have not been able to find anything resembling it on the web. It also has no proof marks that I can find, except for a moon and star motif on the lock. The barrel is extremely odd...
  20. The Ask the Pros & What's It Worth? Forum
    My Grandfather just passed away and left me his guns (I think because I was in the Armed forces). I hope to sell them and help my grandmother pay what is becoming a large financial undertaking Does anyone have the knowledge to identify these 2 guns and what they are worth? Details: -The...
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