• Arms & Armour auction at Christies

    Sale 5863

    Arms & Armour

    30 November 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 101

    A SILVER-MOUNTED FLINTLOCK HOLSTER PISTOL SIGNED DALTON

    CIRCA 1775-80

    Price Realised  

    A SILVER-MOUNTED FLINTLOCK HOLSTER PISTOL SIGNED DALTON
    CIRCA 1775-80
    Reconverted from percussion, with sighted two-stage barrel with chiselled girdle, engraved breech tang, signed bevelled lock, walnut full stock (a working replacement), full silver mounts cast in low relief, including side-plate decorated with a delicately pierced design of rococo scrollwork, and silver-capped ramrod
    17½in (44.5cm)


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