Lot 551: A pair of officer's flintlock pistols by Rouatis
November 18, 2012
Sarzana (SP), ItalyLive Auction
A pair of officer's flintlock pistols by Rouatis, dating: circa 1800
Smooth, two-stage, octagonal and round, 17 mm cal. barrels, with rings at the girdle, marked "Canon Tordu", with floral decorations at the breech and more engravings depicting flowers and leaves at the tang; flat plate locks with oblique borders, respectively signed "ROUATIS" and "A TURIN"; wooden full stocks with checkered butts; brass mounts; horn-tipped wooden ramrods. Re-converted from percussion.
dimensions: length 33,5 cm.
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