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    Sale 5427

    Antique Arms & Armour

    17 December 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 25

    A PAIR OF BALKAN MIQUELET-LOCK HOLSTER PISTOLS (KUBUR) WITH SILVER-GILT STOCKS

    19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A PAIR OF BALKAN MIQUELET-LOCK HOLSTER PISTOLS (KUBUR) WITH SILVER-GILT STOCKS
    19TH CENTURY
    With tapering barrels each with the spurious inscription 'London' inlaid in silver, silver-covered tangs, iron locks lightly engraved with scrollwork and each with maker's stamp, full stocks cast and chased over their length with interlaced designs of scrollwork and flowers arranged as panels within decorative borders, also involving trophies-of-arms on the pommels and muzzle-sleeves, all in low relief on a contrasting stippled ground, silver false ramrods, and brass trigger-guards also cast in relief
    20½in (52.1cm) (2)


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