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Lot 246
A Pair Of Liège 20-Bore Percussion Pistols Signed A. Laport E Filhos A Rio De Janeiro, Mid-19th Century 16.3 cm. barrels

Sold for £ 763 (US$ 923) inc. premium
A Pair Of Liège 20-Bore Percussion Pistols
With twist octagonal sighted barrels, foliate engraved tangs and signed back-action locks, highly figured half-stocks (some splits, one repaired with a steel plate opposite the lock), chequered butts with carved pommels, foliate engraved white-metal mounts including side-nail plates and trigger-guards, white-metal butt-traps each with hinged fluted cover, vacant shield-shaped white-metal escutcheons, and later ramrods (some wear overall), Liège proof (2)
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