A Pair Of Balkan 20-Bore Flintlock Holster Pistols
Lot 133*
A Pair Of Balkan 20-Bore Flintlock Holster Pistols
Sold for £1,125 (US$ 1,881) inc. premium
Lot Details
A Pair Of Balkan 20-Bore Flintlock Holster Pistols
19th Century
With barrels each decorated over most of their length with six gold-damascened cartouches containing cursive invocations, flat bevelled locks and cocks damascened with gold foliage, brass full stocks with curved butts and bulbous pommels roughly cast and chased with foliate decoration, trigger-guards, trigger and one muzzle-sleeve en suite, grips in imitation of wire binding, and false ramrods (minor old repairs, one trigger-guard, trigger and muzzle-sleeve replaced) (2)
29.5 cm. barrels

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  • Provenance:
    Sold in these Rooms, Fine Antique Arms and Armour, 27 November 2003, lot 56
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