A 20-Bore Flintlock Duelling Pistol
Lot 324*
A 20-Bore Flintlock Duelling Pistol
Sold for £475 (US$ 797) inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
A 20-Bore Flintlock Duelling Pistol
By Twigg, London, Late 18th Century
With octagonal sighted barrel engraved 'London' along the top flat at the breech and stamped 'stubs' between the proof marks beneath, border engraved tang decorated with a starburst behind the back-sight, signed border engraved flat bevelled lock decorated with a starburst on the stepped tail, reblued safety-catch, figured full stock (minor repair) with rounded flat-sided butt, iron trigger-guard with pineapple finial and engraved with foliage suspended from a ribbon on the bow, ramrod-pipes, set trigger, and later horn-tipped ramrod (iron parts polished bright and with some wear and rust patination overall), London proof marks
22.6 cm. barrel
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