A Turkish 20-Bore Silver-Mounted Flintlock Holster Pistol
Lot 125*
A Turkish 20-Bore Silver-Mounted Flintlock Holster Pistol
Sold for £500 (US$ 839) inc. premium
Lot Details
A Turkish 20-Bore Silver-Mounted Flintlock Holster Pistol
Early 19th Century
With russet barrel chiselled with foliage, struck with three pairs of barrelsmith's marks at the breech, and retained by a plain silver barrel band and muzzle-sleeve, the latter embossed and chased with foliage, engraved silver tang cover, engraved rounded lock (action defective), figured full stock decorated with pinned silver panels (slightly incomplete) on the butt pierced and engraved with foliage and set with three fluted red corals on the back, mounts (side-plate missing) comprising line engraved spurred pommel with floret-shaped cap, trigger-guard with foliate finial, and false ramrod (repaired, tip incomplete, the barrel and lock rust patinated)
32.1 cm. barrel
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