Lot 553: A pair of officer's flintlock pistols

Czerny's International Auction House

November 18, 2012, 2:00 PM CET
Sarzana (SP), Italy
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Description: A pair of officer's flintlock pistols, dating: last quarter of the 18th Century
provenance: Piedmont
Smooth, two-stage, 17 mm cal. barrels, octagonal and round with rings and frame at the girdle, provided with foresight, with two stamps each at the breech, one with crowned Savoy coat of arms, the other with a rampant animal, both with remains of gilding; slightly roundish plates, recessed at the ends, the base of the batterie spring chiselled with effigy of leaf; wooden full stocks, one with relieved borders near the metallic components; iron mounts, outlined butt-plates,counter-plates decorated with relieved bands and engraved leaves. Horn-tipped wooden ramrods. Re-converted form percussion.
dimensions: length 34 cm.
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