A Pair Of Liège 40-Bore Percussion Box-Lock Pistols, And Another Of 54-Bore
Lot 299
A Pair Of Liège 40-Bore Percussion Box-Lock Pistols, And Another Of 54-Bore
Sold for £375 (US$ 630) inc. premium
Lot Details
A Pair Of Liège 40-Bore Percussion Box-Lock Pistols, And Another Of 54-Bore
The First No. 6, All Mid-19th Century
The first with minor differences, each with brass barrel and border engraved action in one piece, the former part octagonal and with turned and belled muzzle, iron trigger-guards each engraved with a star on the bow, and rounded butts fluted down the spine and with a chequered panel on both sides (one action defective, one nipple and one hammer-nose missing), Liège proof; the last of similar form, with foliate engraved action (hammer-spur missing), and figured rounded butt, Liège proof (3)
11 cm. and 7.5 cm. barrels
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