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    Sale 5426

    Antique Arms & Armour

    21 May 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 111

    A POLISH PERCUSSION OFFICER'S PISTOL, CONVERTED FROM FLINTLOCK, MALAPANE

    EARLY 19TH CENTURY

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    A POLISH PERCUSSION OFFICER'S PISTOL, CONVERTED FROM FLINTLOCK, MALAPANE
    EARLY 19TH CENTURY
    With swamped octagonal sighted barrel cut with multi-groove rifled bore, inscribed 'Malapane' in silver letters and inlaid with silver lines at the breech and muzzle, border-engraved lock fitted with nipple-guard, walnut full stock, chequered butt, octagonal pommel, plain brass mounts of shaped outline, horn fore-end cap, set trigger, and bone-tipped ramrod.
    13¾ in (35cm)


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