A Pair Of Balkan 18-Bore Miquelet-Lock Holster Pistols With Silver Stocks And Mounts
Lot 55
A Pair Of Balkan 18-Bore Miquelet-Lock Holster Pistols With Silver Stocks And Mounts
Sold for £4,000 (US$ 6,723) inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
A Pair Of Balkan 18-Bore Miquelet-Lock Holster Pistols With Silver Stocks And Mounts
19th Century
With two-stage barrels each struck with counterfeit London proof marks and maker's mark at the breech, tangs covered with silver cast and chased with foliage against a punched ground, characteristic locks, full stocks cast and chased in low relief with foliage and C-scrolls overall against punched and cross-hatched grounds, the 'side-plates' each involving a townscape, bulbous spurred pommels, trigger-guards and muzzle-sleeves en suite, and false ramrods (2)
34 cm. barrels
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