A Balkan 18-Bore Flintlock Holster Pistol With Brass Stock
Lot 131*
A Balkan 18-Bore Flintlock Holster Pistol With Brass Stock
Sold for £625 (US$ 1,050) inc. premium
Lot Details
A Balkan 18-Bore Flintlock Holster Pistol With Brass Stock
19th Century
With russet barrel chased with a foliate design at the breech (tang cover missing), border engraved flat lock and cock decorated with foliage, full stock with curved butt cast and chased overall with foliage in low relief within ribbon-like borders, the decoration involving a crowned double-headed eagle behind the barrel tang, and all against a finely punched ground, partly diagonally fluted grip, spirally fluted pommel, brass trigger-guard with a flower-head on the bow, muzzle-sleeve en suite with the stock, and false ramrod
24 cm. barrel
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