Lot 74: Three Antique Belgian Percussion Pistols
December 2, 2016
New Orleans, LA, USALive Auction
Description: Three Antique Belgian Percussion Pistols, incl. dueling pistol with Liege proof mark, 50 caliber, octagonal barrel gold inlaid "Damas Pia" and "2", barrel l. 9 3/4 in.; 50 caliber double-barreled pistol mounted in white brass, percussion compartment, barrel l. 15 1/2 in; 45 caliber single-shot, Liege mark, octagonal barrel, captured ramrod, ram mask compartment lid, barrel l. 5 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).