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Pair, Flintlock Pistols, Rare Left and Right Hand Locks, Silver Mounted, Carved
Tapering Turn Off Barrels, Cannon Muzzles, Gold Flashed
French
Circa 1730


A two-stage barrel, faceted, and round tapered with cannon muzzle; cannelured; overall quite smooth brown as is the finely engraved lockplate, border engraved frizzen, cock and jaw. The carved walnut stocks have very good color and patina; no imperfections. The silver butt cap with long tangs features a shoulder length portrait of gentleman within oval; beautifully engraved silver trigger guard with long faceted tangs is beautifully cast and finished. The curvaceous sideplates are finely engraved; original screws with engraved heads. Mechanically tight, overall excellent condition; very rare. (Overall: 6.75”; barrel: 3”)

308-328

$5,700

For further information, contact David Hillier drh@aaawt.com or 978 597-8084.

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