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    Sale 5427

    Antique Arms & Armour

    17 December 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 189

    A DUTCH FLINTLOCK HOLSTER PISTOL SIGNED B.D LAFAILLE A LA HAYE, PERHAPS MILITARY

    CIRCA 1710

    Price Realised  

    A DUTCH FLINTLOCK HOLSTER PISTOL SIGNED B.D LAFAILLE A LA HAYE, PERHAPS MILITARY
    CIRCA 1710
    With sighted barrel with traces of a spurious London signature stamped in irregular letters on the sighting flat, signed bevelled lock, moulded walnut stock (the fore-end and ramrod-pipes replaced), plain brass mounts cast in low relief, and brass escutcheon inscribed with armoury markings (the steel parts with patches of pitting).
    20½in (52.1cm)


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