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Lot 592: A rare pair of under-hammer percussion travelling pistols

Fine Pistols, Swords & Rapiers, Armour and Literature

by Czerny's International Auction House

November 18, 2012

Sarzana (SP), Italy

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  • A rare pair of under-hammer percussion travelling pistols
  • A rare pair of under-hammer percussion travelling pistols
  • A rare pair of under-hammer percussion travelling pistols
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Description: A rare pair of under-hammer percussion travelling pistols, dating: mid-19th Century
provenance: England
Smooth, octagonal, 10 mm cal. barrels of two types of damask, depicting spirals, marked "LONDON" in brass; long, smooth tang engraved with floral motifs, marked "GR" in front of the rear-sight; box-lock type frame decorated en suite with the lower hammer; checkered, wooden butts, engraved iron trigger guards, butt-plates with primer case, engraved silver mount, the cover in the shape of an iron shell. A pistol with belt hook, the other without hook.
dimensions: length cm.

Condition Report: Any condition statement is given as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Czerny's International Auction House have no responsibility for any error or omission. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effect of aging.
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