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November 2, 2013 10:00 AMCalender

Cased French Percussion Target Pistol Set

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


Cased French Percussion Target Pistol Set, c. 1850s, carved walnut stocks with case-hardened lock, triggerguard, and buttplate, blued barrels marked F.P. Devisme a Paris, serial numbered 1413, and marked 1, marked 2 on the breech and barrel tang of each gun, maroon velvet-lined walnut case with all accessories in the case, barrel lg. 10, overall lg. 16 1/2 in.
Estimate $3,000-4,000

Very light wear and dings on stock, some wear from use on wooden mallet, light bluing loss on barrels.

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