A Turkish 18-Bore Flintlock Holster Pistol
Lot 127*
A Turkish 18-Bore Flintlock Holster Pistol
Sold for £525 (US$ 882) inc. premium
Lot Details
A Turkish 18-Bore Flintlock Holster Pistol
Early 19th Century
With long sighted barrel (some light pitting) inlaid with silver scrollwork and a spurious inscription at the breech, plain tang, flat bevelled lock, carved figured full stock inlaid with silver wire decoration on each side of the fore-end and on the butt, mounts comprising bevelled side-plate damascened with silver foliage, spurred pommel deeply cast and chased with foliage against a ground of nielloed foliage, pommel-cap en suite, replacement European white-metal trigger-guard engraved with a gundog and foliage, turned and faceted iron ramrod-pipes, and false ramrod inlaid with silver wire
37 cm. barrel
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