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Cased Mortimer Dueling Pistol Set

Auction:
2760M
Lot:
13
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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2760M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
November 01, 2014 10:00AM

Description:

Cased Mortimer Dueling Pistol Set, c. mid-19th century, walnut grips with checkered wrists, engraved lockplate marked MORTIMER, octagonal damascus barrels marked Mortimer London on the top, case contains bullet mold, brass powder flask and oiler, two cap tins, and a screwdriver and nipple wrench in a felt-lined wooden case, ht. 3, wd. 8 3/4, lg. 18 in.
Estimate $6,000-8,000

Pistols are in good condition, action functions properly, case looks to have been re-lined at some point.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

London, oiler, screw driver