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CAIRES, ST ETIENNE, FRANCE A GOOD PAIR OF 28-BORE FLINTLOCK DOUBLE-BARRELLED HOLSTER-PISTOLS, no

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CAIRES, ST ETIENNE, FRANCE A GOOD PAIR OF 28-BORE FLINTLOCK DOUBLE-BARRELLED HOLSTER-PISTOLS, no visible serial number, circa 1800, with side by side 8 1/2in. barrels decorated with gilt-washed engraving at the breeches, along the top-ribs and alongside the set back from the muzzle boat-shaped fore-sights (gilding thinned), engraved top-tangs with deep sighting grooves, borderline engraved bevel-edged locks with engraved pointed tails and signed below the lozenge-shaped pans 'CAIRES' on the right lock and 'A ST. ETIENNE' on the left (one top-jaw on each pistol replaced), walnut full-stocks with raised borders around the furniture and floral carving around the top-tang and behind ramrod throat, oval white-metal escutcheons to back of the wrists engraved with a shield device, long eared engraved and moulded iron butt-caps,engraved and moulded pillar fronted trigger-guard bows and finials, probable replacement ramrods, each pistol approximately 2 1/2lbs in weigh and 15in. overall length.
CAIRES, ST ETIENNE, FRANCE A GOOD PAIR OF 28-BORE FLINTLOCK DOUBLE-BARRELLED HOLSTER-PISTOLS, no visible serial number, circa 1800, with side by side 8 1/2in. barrels decorated with gilt-washed engraving at the breeches, along the top-ribs and alongside the set back from the muzzle boat-shaped fore-sights (gilding thinned), engraved top-tangs with deep sighting grooves, borderline engraved bevel-edged locks with engraved pointed tails and signed below the lozenge-shaped pans 'CAIRES' on the right lock and 'A ST. ETIENNE' on the left (one top-jaw on each pistol replaced), walnut full-stocks with raised borders around the furniture and floral carving around the top-tang and behind ramrod throat, oval white-metal escutcheons to back of the wrists engraved with a shield device, long eared engraved and moulded iron butt-caps,engraved and moulded pillar fronted trigger-guard bows and finials, probable replacement ramrods, each pistol approximately 2 1/2lbs in weigh and 15in. overall length.

Fine Modern & Antique Guns

Sale Date(s)
Lots: 1-899
Lots: 900 - 1999
Venue Address
Church Farm Barns
Wolferton
Norfolk
PE31 6HA
United Kingdom

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