A Cased Pair Of Flintlock Pistols Of Carbine Bore
Lot 679
A Cased Pair Of Flintlock Pistols Of Carbine Bore
Sold for £6,250 (US$ 10,505) inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
A Cased Pair Of Flintlock Pistols Of Carbine Bore
By Drury & Wilde, Liverpool, Circa 1820
With sighted barrels each engraved 'Liverpool' along the sighting flat at the breech and stamped 'Stubbs' beneath, foliate engraved tangs, signed border engraved flat bevelled locks each engraved with a band of foliage at the stepped tail, engraved cocks, semi-rainproof pans and rollers, figured full stocks with rounded butts, blued trigger-guards and ramrod-pipes, the former each with pineapple finial and engraved with a Britannia shield and foliage on the bow, vacant silver escutcheons and barrel-bolt escutcheons, and original brass-tipped ramrods each with an iron worm: in original lined and fitted mahogany case with accessories including three-way powder-flask covered in red leather, steel bullet mould, mainspring clamp and leather flint wallet, the exterior of the lid with brass escutcheon incorporating a flush-fitting carrying handle, Birmingham proof marks
23.5 cm. barrel
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