A Continental 32-Bore Percussion Target Pistol, And A Liège 50-Bore Percussion Target Pistol
Lot 300
A Continental 32-Bore Percussion Target Pistol, And A Liège 50-Bore Percussion Target Pistol
Sold for £400 (US$ 621) inc. premium

Lot Details
A Continental 32-Bore Percussion Target Pistol, And A Liège 50-Bore Percussion Target Pistol
The Second No. 7015, Both Mid-19th Century
The first with etched twist sighted barrel rifled with fourteen grooves, foliate engraved tang with back-sight, lock, hammer and mounts en suite, the latter comprising spur trigger-guard and shaped pommel drawn-out to a flat diamond, trigger-plate with pointed finial, and fore-end cap also forming the ramrod-entry, figured half-stock with fluted butt, and iron ramrod; the second with octagonal sighted barrel rifled with twelve grooves, foliate engraved breech, tang with back-sight, lock, hammer and mounts, figured half-stock (repaired in front of the lock) carved with foliage on the fore-end, fluted butt, and no provision for a ramrod (both with some wear and rust patination), Liège proof (2)
14.9 cm. and 22.5 cm. barrels
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