A Fine Pair Of 32-Bore Flintlock Duelling Pistols
Lot 460
A Fine Pair Of 32-Bore Flintlock Duelling Pistols
Sold for £11,250 (US$ 18,909) inc. premium
Auction Details
A Fine Pair Of 32-Bore Flintlock Duelling Pistols
Lot Details
A Fine Pair Of 32-Bore Flintlock Duelling Pistols
By Samuel Henry Staudenmeyer, London, No. 1087, Circa 1810
With rebrowned twist octagonal sighted barrels, patent breeches each with oval gold-lined maker's stamp between gold lines, platinum-lined touch-holes, tangs finely engraved with martial trophies and foliage, and each incorporating a back-sight, signed border engraved flat bevelled detented locks each engraved with a starburst behind the semi-rainproof pan and with martial trophies at the stepped tail, engraved cocks, safety-catches (one an old replacement), and blued steel-springs with rollers, figured half-stocks with chequered rounded butts, blued steel spur trigger-guards (one refinished) each with pineapple finial and engraved with a martial trophy within foliate borders on the bow, vacant silver escutcheons and barrel-bolt escutcheons, horn fore-end caps, original horn-tipped ramrods, and some original finish, London proof marks (2)
25.4 cm. barrels

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