A Liège 22-Bore Percussion Military Pistol, And A French 22-Bore 1822 Model Percussion Gendamerie Pistol
Lot 227*
A Liège 22-Bore Percussion Military Pistol, And A French 22-Bore 1822 Model Percussion Gendamerie Pistol
Sold for £375 (US$ 607) inc. premium

Lot Details
A Liege 22-Bore Percussion Military Pistol, And A French 22-Bore 1822 Model Percussion Gendamerie Pistol
The First Dated 1866, The Second Mid-19th Century
The first with russet barrel and tang, signed dated flat lock, figured stock, regulation brass mounts comprising pommel with lanyard ring, and stirrup ramrod (fore-end cap and ramrod-pipe missing, iron parts rust patinated); the second with russet barrel retained by a barrel band also forming the ramrod-entry and linked to the side-plate, breech stamped with various marks, plain tang, lock (defective) faintly etched 'Mre Rle de Maubeuge', half-stock, regulation steel mounts including slightly-beaked pommel-cap with lanyard ring, and steel ramrod (steel parts rust patinated) (2)
21.8 cm. and 12.8 cm. barrels
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