A pair of composite flintlock pistols owned by Ceceil B. Demille and used by Gary Cooper in "The Unconquered"

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Lot 2188
A pair of composite flintlock pistols owned by Ceceil B. Demille and used by Gary Cooper in "The Unconquered"

Sold for US$ 17,625 inc. premium
A pair of composite flintlock pistols owned by Ceceil B. Demille and used by Gary Cooper in "The Unconquered"
Paramount, 1947. Sighted, blued octagonal barrels signed "ROH ANDRE KUCHENREITER" within strapwork, the breech struck with the maker's mark, the tangs numbered 1 and 2, engraved case-hardened locks signed "E.M. Reilly & Co., London", with rain proof pans, and rollers, carved, figured walnut full stocks, gilt brass mounts chased in low relief with a classical figure and stags amid rococo ornament, set triggers, horn fore end caps, and later stirrup ramrods, in wooden case with trade label.
16in

Provenance: Christie's, New York, October 18, 1988; DeMille Estate.
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