• Twenty rooms: The private coll auction at Christies

    Sale 2857

    Twenty rooms: The private collection of the late Mrs Elias-Vaes

    27 - 29 April 2010, Amsterdam

  • Lot 369

    A PAIR OF BELGIAN SMALL PERCUSSION POCKET PISTOLS; AND A PAIR OF GERMAN MINIATURE PERCUSSION POCKET PISTOLS

    19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A PAIR OF BELGIAN SMALL PERCUSSION POCKET PISTOLS; AND A PAIR OF GERMAN MINIATURE PERCUSSION POCKET PISTOLS
    19TH CENTURY
    The first with turn-off barrels, engraved boxlock actions, folding triggers, and wooden butts, Liege proof: in a modern lined and fitted case; The second with octagonal barrels signed Fischer a Mehlis, with chiselled boxlock actions numbered 1 and 2, each fitted with safety catch on the left, and the butts with horn grips
    The first 12 cm.; the second 7.5 cm. (4)


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