A Good Silver Mounted Flintlock Turn-Off Pistol
Lot 173*
A Good Silver Mounted Flintlock Turn-Off Pistol
Sold for £3,500 (US$ 5,882) inc. premium
Lot Details
A Good Silver Mounted Flintlock Turn-Off Pistol
14cm multi stage barrel, the breech engraved with foliage and London, singed Collumbell beneath the steel spring, tang engraved with foliage, wood butt with silver side plate and butt cap cast and chased with martial trophies, large rococo escutcheon, sliding steel trigger guard acting as safety. C. 1750.

Footnotes

  • This pistol is discussed and illustrated in 'The Queen Anne Pistol 1660-1780', John W. Burgoyne, 2002, pp.35-36. A signed copy of this book is included with the lot.
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