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    Sale 5426

    Antique Arms & Armour

    21 May 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 101

    A PERCUSSION COASTGUARD PISTOL; ANOTHER, VERY SIMILAR; AND TWO COPPER POWDER-FLASKS

    MID-19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A PERCUSSION COASTGUARD PISTOL; ANOTHER, VERY SIMILAR; AND TWO COPPER POWDER-FLASKS
    MID-19TH CENTURY
    The pistols each struck with a series of Ordnance marks, with linear engraved locks engraved 'Tower 1855' and 'VR' crowned, full stocks, brass mounts, belt hooks, stirrup ramrods, and the steel parts with untouched lightly oxidised patina.
    11½in (29.2cm) (4)


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