Lot 61: Pair Double Barrel Percussion Pistols
December 2, 2016
New Orleans, LA, USALive Auction
Description: Pair of Spanish Double Barrel Percussion Pistols, c. 1858, 60 caliber, barrels marked in inlaid silver "Retorgido de Herraduras/ Por Jose Ygnacio Alberdi/ En Eiber Ano de 1858", fluted grip, lanyard ring, barrel l. 6 1/4 in. Provenance: Gaspar Cusachs, entrepreneur, historian and collector, (1855-1929); The Gaspar Cusachs Collection, loaned to the Louisiana State Museum, New Orleans, LA (c. 1909-2016).