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Pawn Stars: TRADE for French Double-Barrel Coach Gun (Season 2)

May 28, 2024
How are you today? Okay, so what do we have here? It is a French

double

barrel

musket training gun. Damn, this thing is dangerous. That's unpleasant. Great, today I'm selling to the

pawn

shop. I am selling my French

double

barrel

musket training pistol. My wife hates guns. She has been. Begging me to get rid of it we just had a baby so we made a deal I get rid of it and whatever I can get from it I can buy a new guitar so how did you get this gun to belong to me? My uncle in Iowa collected guns and antiques and a few years ago he gave it to me, okay, I mean, it's an incredible gun, it's really something very high-end, it was probably a trainer's gun for someone you know, a duke or an earl. or something like that in the 18th century, nobles traveled by carriage all over the country and this is what they carried a double barreled flintlock shotgun it's much more ornate than anything you would normally see this is something really beyond your lock lock normal flintlock rifle I get a lot of antique firearms at the

pawn

shop, but I have never had anything like this.
pawn stars trade for french double barrel coach gun season 2
It has two cannons. It has a spring-loaded bayonet. It is beautifully engraved. It's absolutely incredible. There are some kind of marks here. Cordo. I mean, no. I don't know if it's a city. I don't know if it's a weapons manufacturer. I don't know if that's the guy who owned it, but it seems to be important, since it's actually written in gold, it's something that really needs to be looked at. I've never seen a gun like this before and seeing it inlaid with gold raises even more questions, so I'm going to call my friend Sean here right now so we can get to the bottom of this.
pawn stars trade for french double barrel coach gun season 2

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Let me have someone check. and he can tell us how rare it is and we get a general idea of ​​what it's worth and maybe we'll discover something that would be cool. Thanks for coming. I really appreciate it. Thank you. Rick. I appreciate it. Oh man, this is it. great there is a lot going on here and im going to try to explain what im seeing my name is mar and im an expert on ancient weapons and armor from the beginning examining this weapon i mean it it screamed authenticity and also being so unique and having a side by side flint lock is great to start with but then they have the addition of a spring bayonet which puts it above the overall shape.
pawn stars trade for french double barrel coach gun season 2
I would say this was made around 1750, there are three proof marks one of which is a crown over GP for gun makers, the other is a crown over V for viewing and the other is a crown over F which means foreigner brand and what it really is. The intriguing thing is that these are English tests of a French weapon and so you would say well, why? So there's some history here. This weapon was originally made in France but was modified in England by sawing off the barrels and fitting a spring bayonet. to the top and this added an additional factor of not only intimidation but also a lethal weapon at that time in history, it was very, very lucrative for a guy who didn't want a real job from being a highwayman to being a guy who rob the

coach

es. to defend their rich passengers they would want to equip the carriages with a really good defense weapon and this would definitely have been it, so if you can imagine a group of guys trying to rob a carriage you would fire both cannons and let's say another guy comes towards you, you would press this trigger and that bayonet would fire and at least you would have another form of defense.
pawn stars trade for french double barrel coach gun season 2
This thing is just disgusting. Evil, if someone was pointing that thing at me, they wouldn't have to do it. Shoot, I'd turn around and run in a minute. This is also very interesting here and you will notice that this is in a gold coating, says Canon Tordo and that meant that Twisted Barrel was okay in the past, a high quality barrel was twisted and heated steel. on a mandrel they would mark it with Canon Tordo so that people would know that it was made of high quality steel. Okay, do you know how much something like this is worth?
Do you know a good estimate at an auction because this is so unusual? 10,000, right? Seriously, absolutely fine, thanks for coming Sean, I really appreciate that I wanted this before Shawn came in and after hearing what Shawn said I wanted even more because as a guy who loves guns, this is the jackpot, how much do you want that realistically? Can you do six? I mean, these are auction prices he's talking about and what are you thinking? I'm thinking $2,500 cash. I want the gun. Do you want to buy a guitar? Yes that's fine. I want to buy your gun so I can give you.
You have $4,000 worth of guitar, well that's an option, but I don't want a bunch of $50 Fender Squire guitars. You have something good. I have the guitar. How about a 78 less? Paul. All original. Give me 2 minutes. Let's see it. I'm ready. about Creative Solutions this guitar is beautiful, so beautiful that I don't even want it in the showroom because 50 people a day will want to hold it and play with it. I think someone bought it in '78 and put it in this case and I never picked it up again, it's probably the original T-T pickups. Everything is absolutely original.
He has no Bell Buckle scars. No, it has no rash or dents. I mean, there's nothing wrong with that guitar. Someone bought it. He put it in a case and threw it in a closet. for 30 years, damn, this is beautiful, it's a guitar for the gun, a guitar for the gun, I think we have a deal, okay, thank you very much, beautiful, okay, take your guitar, I'll take the gun, we'll go to do some paperwork. I would have never imagined in a million years that I could pick up this gun and walk out with this $4,000 guitar.
I was hoping to get a couple hundred dollars for this thing, so it made my day, it made my year. It's amazing, I'm very happy, so the first thing you need to do is make sure the barrels are clean so that our guinea pig Chum doesn't get hurt. Thanks Sean. I appreciate your concern. Now we are going to put both locks. in the middle of the stage, okay, let's put, say, 40 grains in each barrel, okay, buddy, you're ready, no, no, come on, you can do this. I have faith in you, I guarantee that when Chum fires this double barreled pistol, he will get a real feel for what it was like to be a guard in one of the

coach

es in the 18th century.
Okay, buddy, this is what I want you to imagine. You are the coach's guard and you are protecting the coach. There are three guys rushing you, they're Russ no, they're not rushing, they're rushing us okay, this side is okay, it's controlled by this trigger, okay, this trigger controls this side, you're going to shoot two of them and then you're going to use the bayonet and then you're going to run up and stab the third guy, okay, we're ready to do this, don't let us down, our life depends on this moment, okay, you're ready to go, don't mess with my big horse totally safe, I think we'll leave you idle at the pawn shop, although the ches work.

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