A Brace Of French 15-Bore 1763 Model Flintlock Military Pistols
Lot 242*
A Brace Of French 15-Bore 1763 Model Flintlock Military Pistols
Sold for £1,000 (US$ 1,680) inc. premium
Lot Details
A Brace Of French 15-Bore 1763 Model Flintlock Military Pistols
Circa 1795
With russet barrels each retained by a spring-held barrel band (one an old replacement), one (retaining spring missing) pierced and also forming the ramrod-entry, tangs, one etched 'M. 1763', flat bevelled locks etched 'Mre. de Libreville' (Neue Støckel 8542), ring-neck cocks (both top jaws and screws missing), figured full stocks (some damage and repairs, one butt split through), regulation russet iron mounts including slightly beaked pommels, and one retaining its original ramrod (surface rust and some pitting overall) (2)
22.8 cm. barrels

Footnotes

  • See Robert E. Brooker, Armes De Poing Militaires Françaises ..., 2006 , p. 121
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