A Rare White-Metal Combined Nipple-Primer And Whistle
Lot 202
A Rare White-Metal Combined Nipple-Primer And Whistle
Sold for £562 (US$ 949) inc. premium
Lot Details
A Rare White-Metal Combined Nipple-Primer And Whistle
By G. & J.W. Hawksley, Mid-19th Century
Of T-form with sprung cylindrical body signed along one side and with side-mounted hopper, threaded pricker, and threaded whistle with ring for suspension
5.6 cm.

Footnotes

  • For a very similar example by the same maker and sold in these Rooms see Antique Arms including the Walker Collection of Antique Firearms & Accessories, 23 October 1997, lot 320
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