Lot 471: A flintlock pistol by Pirlet
June 2, 2012
Sarzana (SP), ItalyLive Auction
A flintlock pistol by Pirlet Smooth, round, 11 mm cal. barrel with slightly relieved rib, slightly chiselled at the base with brass-inlaid crowned stamps "NB"; brass-plated tang; flat plate lock marked "H PIRLET" and engraved with spirals; wooden full stock with bone mouth; smooth, brass mounts with remains of gilding (one barrel bracket replaced). Bone-tipped wooden ramrod.
dimensions: length 48 cm.
dating: late 18th Century