A French 22-Bore Percussion Target Pistol By E. Gobert, Harve, Mid-19th Century

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Lot 245
A French 22-Bore Percussion Target Pistol
By E. Gobert, Harve, Mid-19th Century

£ 300 - 350
US$ 370 - 430
A French 22-Bore Percussion Target Pistol
By E. Gobert, Harve, Mid-19th Century With twist octagonal sighted polygroove rifled barrel flared at the muzzle and decorated with a band of gold foliage at the breech (worn), breech with oval maker's stamp (lining missing), engraved tang with back-sight, flat bevelled lock (hammer spur replaced) signed in gold within a gold oval, figured half-stock, butt (repaired) chequered with a zigzag design, engraved steel mounts including rounded pommel-cap and spur trigger-guard, the latter engraved with a hound on the bow, trigger-plate with foliate finial, vacant silver escutcheon, set trigger, and no provision for a ramrod (some rust patination overall)
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