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Early Militaria Collections / Liege-made Model 1733 French Dragoon-style Pistol

PROPERTY FROM THE WILLIAM ROSE COLLECTION
Lot 47
ANTIQUE
Liege-made Model 1733 French Dragoon-style Pistol
Mid-18th century
28 September 2022, 10:00 EDT
Skinner Marlborough

US$2,000 - US$3,000

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Liege-made Model 1733 French Dragoon-style Pistol
Mid-18th century

13 1/2 in., .78 caliber octagon to round barrel with brass blade front sight and double wedding band transition in the center; unbridled curved and flat surface lock with stepped tail and traces of engraved name below the pan; walnut stock carved plateaus around the lock mortice, side plate, and rammer channel, area around the breech plug tang had carved and stippled leaf decoration as does the areas in front and behind the lock and side plate, tip of forend has a horn cap; brass furniture includes a butt cap with long ears, faceted trigger guard, chased serpent side plate, and ring decorated sheet brass rammer and entry pipes; a small iron loop is located just behind the rear side nail; wood rammer.
Overall lg. 20 in.

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