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    Sale 5427

    Antique Arms & Armour

    17 December 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 193

    A PAIR OF IRISH FLINTLOCK COAT PISTOLS BY RIGBY, DUBLIN

    EARLY 19TH CENTURY

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    A PAIR OF IRISH FLINTLOCK COAT PISTOLS BY RIGBY, DUBLIN
    EARLY 19TH CENTURY
    With twist barrels inscribed 'Dublin' and stamped with County Longford registration marks within the sighting channels, engraved breech tangs, signed engraved case-hardened stepped locks, rollers, 'French' cocks, figured walnut full stocks stamped with County Longford marks opposite the locks, chequered butts with plain silver caps, iron trigger-guards engraved en suite with the locks, the trigger-plates with engraved pineapple finials, blued ramrod-pipes, stirrup ramrods, silver escutcheons, and traces of original finish
    8½in (20.7cm) (2)


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