A Pair Of Turkish 15-Bore Flintlock Holster Pistols, A Turkish 20-Bore Flintlock Holster Pistol, And A 54-Bore Percussion Box-Lock Pocket Pistol
Lot 114
A Pair Of Turkish 15-Bore Flintlock Holster Pistols, A Turkish 20-Bore Flintlock Holster Pistol, And A 54-Bore Percussion Box-Lock Pocket Pistol
Sold for £1,375 (US$ 2,311) inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
A Pair Of Turkish 15-Bore Flintlock Holster Pistols, A Turkish 20-Bore Flintlock Holster Pistol, And A 54-Bore Percussion Box-Lock Pocket Pistol
All 19th Century
The first each with russet barrels, grooved tangs and flat bevelled locks (one action defective), carved full stocks, mounts comprising shaped iron side-plates and trigger-guards, white-metal foliate escutcheons, white-metal spurred pommels (one spur broken) and muzzle-sleeves, the latter each embossed and chased with foliage and with false ramrod, and scrolled triggers; the second with russet barrel, tang and foliate engraved bevelled lock, figured full stock (split), brass mounts roughly cast and chased with trophies of arms, brass fore-end cap, and iron ramrod; the last of characteristic form, with foliate engraved action, chequered rounded butt, and vacant white-metal escutcheon, Birmingham proof marks (4)
The first 31 cm. barrels
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