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A cased pair of 19th century travelling pistols

Lot 228 (Medals & Militaria with Country Pursuits, 14th June 2019)

Sold for £2,500

Lot details

A cased pair of 19th century travelling pistols, each having 6.5cm octagonal turn-off steel barrels engraved at the muzzle and with proof marks to the underside, the frame engraved with stands of arms and signed Mabson & Labron, having sliding safety catches and foliate engraved trigger guards, the chequered walnut bag shaped butts with white metal escutcheons and lion mask caps, 18.5cm, housed in a green baize lined mahogany case with accessories to include 16 Bare tool, barrel spanner, bullet mould, spare flints and copper flask etc. case dimensions w.25.5, d.20, h.6.5cm.


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