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Parcel-gilt Flintlock Pistol

Auction:
2527M
Lot:
8
Sold for:
$770$650

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2527M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
November 20, 2010 10:00AM

Description:

Parcel-gilt Flintlock Pistol, Brion, Paris, 18th century, 9 3/4-inch steel barrel with embossed and gilt maker's name, engraved and gilt designs on the breech, steel furniture including lockplate engraved with maker's name and figural design, mounted and gilt trigger guard, and spurred pommel with gilt profile bust, walnut stock with carving surrounding the tang.
Estimate $200-400

Keywords

Paris, 3/4-inch steel barrel, embossed and gilt maker, steel furniture, Firearm actions, Flintlock, Stock