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November 2, 2013 10:00 AMCalender

Pair of G. Massin Flintlock Pistols

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Auction: Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2684MLocation: MarlboroughDate / Time: November 02, 2013 10:00AM


Pair of G. Massin Flintlock Pistols, c. 1740-50, carved walnut-burl stocks with ornate brass fittings, lockplates have remnants of gilt around cherubs and foliate designs, engraved barrels also have a cherub and foliate designs, both marked G. Massin with some remaining gilt finish, bone nosecaps, and wooden ramrods with horn tips, barrel lg. 9 3/4, overall lg. 17 in.
Estimate $2,500-3,000

Some cracks and period repairs on stocks, gilt loss and patina on steel parts.

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steel parts