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A FINE PAIR OF 22-BORE FLINTLOCK HOLSTER-PISTOL WITH EBONY STOCKS AND NIELLO DECORATION, UNSIGNED,

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A FINE PAIR OF 22-BORE FLINTLOCK HOLSTER-PISTOL WITH EBONY STOCKS AND NIELLO DECORATION, UNSIGNED, no visible serial number, probably from the Balkans or Greece circa 1780, with 11 1/4in. brushed bright possibly Spanish barrels deeply carved and engraved at the breech-ends with flowers on a stippled ground, the central section with vacant cartouche of Spanish form, carved and raised blind sighting-rib, the muzzles covered with deeply embossed and carved white-metal nose-caps with further niello and possibly traces of gilt embellishment, integral fore-sights, two moulded bands at breech, plain top-tangs, radiused and curved locks with raised carved scroll-work to the pointed tails and cock platforms, raised and carved decoration to both cocks, engraved undersides to the semi rainproof pans, top-jaws and frizzen faces, extensively carved ebony full-stocks featuring raised scrolled borders surrounding areas of stylised floral designs, applied panels of deeply embossed and carved white-metal around the top-tangs and back of wrists en-suite with the nose-caps, en-suite bulbous pommel-caps with long side spurs, en-suite sideplates, trigger guards and full-length ramrod pipes, both pistols retaining their original iron ramrods, each approximately 17 1/2in. overall, weight of each approximately 2lbs..
A FINE PAIR OF 22-BORE FLINTLOCK HOLSTER-PISTOL WITH EBONY STOCKS AND NIELLO DECORATION, UNSIGNED, no visible serial number, probably from the Balkans or Greece circa 1780, with 11 1/4in. brushed bright possibly Spanish barrels deeply carved and engraved at the breech-ends with flowers on a stippled ground, the central section with vacant cartouche of Spanish form, carved and raised blind sighting-rib, the muzzles covered with deeply embossed and carved white-metal nose-caps with further niello and possibly traces of gilt embellishment, integral fore-sights, two moulded bands at breech, plain top-tangs, radiused and curved locks with raised carved scroll-work to the pointed tails and cock platforms, raised and carved decoration to both cocks, engraved undersides to the semi rainproof pans, top-jaws and frizzen faces, extensively carved ebony full-stocks featuring raised scrolled borders surrounding areas of stylised floral designs, applied panels of deeply embossed and carved white-metal around the top-tangs and back of wrists en-suite with the nose-caps, en-suite bulbous pommel-caps with long side spurs, en-suite sideplates, trigger guards and full-length ramrod pipes, both pistols retaining their original iron ramrods, each approximately 17 1/2in. overall, weight of each approximately 2lbs..

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

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