An 60-Bore Flintlock Box-Lock Over-And-Under Tap-Action Pistol, And A 50-Bore Flintlock Box-Lock Pocket Pistol
Lot 318
An 60-Bore Flintlock Box-Lock Over-And-Under Tap-Action Pistol, And A 50-Bore Flintlock Box-Lock Pocket Pistol
Sold for £750 (US$ 1,259) inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
An 60-Bore Flintlock Box-Lock Over-And-Under Tap-Action Pistol, And A 50-Bore Flintlock Box-Lock Pocket Pistol
The First Signed Twigg, London, The Second Signed Jno. Jones & Co, London, Both Early 19th Century
The first with turn-off barrels numbered '3' and '4' at the breeches, border engraved breeches numbered to correspond, border engraved action signed within an oval against a martial trophy on each side, engraved thumbpiece safety-catch also locking the steel, trigger-guard engraved with a star on the bow, and figured flat-sided butt (light pitting), Birmingham proof marks; the second with turn-off barrel, border engraved action signed within an oval against a stand of flags on both sides, trigger-guard engraved with a star on the bow, and figured flat-sided butt, Birmingham proof marks (2)
6 cm. and 3.6 cm. barrels
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