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Early Militaria Collections / Early French Dragoon Pistol

PROPERTY FROM THE WILLIAM ROSE COLLECTION
Lot 45
ANTIQUE
Early French Dragoon Pistol
Circa 1690-1700
28 September 2022, 10:00 EDT
Skinner Marlborough

US$2,000 - US$3,000

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Early French Dragoon Pistol
Circa 1690-1700

A pre-regulation pistol with a 16 in., .30 caliber octagon-to-round barrel marked at the breech with a horseshoe-shaped stamp; walnut stock with carved plateaus around the lock, breech plug tang, entry pipe and rammer channel; unmarked curved lock with convex surface and sculpted line decoration at edge; iron furniture including plain iron butt cap with long narrow grip straps, heart/foliate thumbpiece, trigger guard with point-over-disc finial, scrolling serpent side plate, ring decorated rammer pipes and wooden rammer with iron button tip.
Overall lg. 23 3/4 in.

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