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    Sale 5854

    Arms & Armour

    18 June 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 132

    A PAIR OF FRANCO-ITALIAN FLINTLOCK PISTOLS BY G. BANCH A TORCHIONE

    CIRCA 1770

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    A PAIR OF FRANCO-ITALIAN FLINTLOCK PISTOLS BY G. BANCH A TORCHIONE
    CIRCA 1770
    Each with lightly swamped barrel inscribed 'A. Torchione' on the chiselled ribbed breech and struck with the cursive letters 'NP', signed plain rounded lock stamped 'MB', rootwood full stock, the butt inlaid with silver wire, plain iron mounts, decorated escutcheon, and horn-tipped ramrods
    9¾in (24.8cm) (2)


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