Lot 1083: An important pair of cased pistols by Bertheas Fils

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February 16, 2013, 10:00 AM CET
Sarzana (SP), Italy
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Description: An important pair of cased pistols by Bertheas Fils
dating: circa 1800
provenance: France
Fine, octagonal, micro-rifled, blued, 12 mm cal. barrels, slightly bell-mouthed toward the nozzle; engraved tang with adjustable sight; locks with anti-friction and sealing system, signed Bertheas Fils & C.ie S. Etienne, engraved en suite; wooden stocks checkered at the butts, silver mounts engraved en suite, the effigy of a fly at the caps; set trigger; bone-tipped wooden ramrod with iron cartridge extractor. In their wooden case, lined with green cloth, with removable butt-plate and all tools.For Bertheas Fils & Cie see Der Neue Stoeckel, Vol. 1, page 93.

dimensions: length 35.5 cm.
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