A Pair of 40-Bore Rifled Flintlock Box-Lock Pocket Pistols
Lot 312
A Pair Of 40-Bore Rifled Flintlock Box-Lock Pocket Pistols
Sold for £562 (US$ 947) inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
A Pair Of 40-Bore Rifled Flintlock Box-Lock Pocket Pistols
By Nunn, Early 19th Century
With turn-off barrels each rifled with eight grooves, border engraved actions each signed within an oval against a trophy of arms on one side, and engraved with a martial trophy on the other, engraved thumbpiece safety-catches also locking the steels, trigger-guards each engraved with a star on the bow, and figured flat-sided butts, London proof marks (2)
4.6 cm. barrels

Footnotes

  • The maker is possibly James Nunn of Hertford, Hertfordshire
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