• Arms & Armour auction at Christies

    Sale 5863

    Arms & Armour

    30 November 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 114

    A D.B FLINTLOCK CARRIAGE PISTOL BY RIMES, LONDON

    CIRCA 1780-85

    Price Realised  

    A D.B FLINTLOCK CARRIAGE PISTOL BY RIMES, LONDON
    CIRCA 1780-85
    Reconverted from percussion, with signed brass barrels engraved with a beaded line, engraved iron tang, signed bolted locks, walnut full stock carved with a shell in low relief about the tang, brass mounts cast in low relief, including spurred pommel engraved with flowers, trigger-guard with acorn finial, and brass-tipped ramrod, London proof marks
    14 3/8in (36.5cm)


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