• Arms & Armour auction at Christies

    Sale 5863

    Arms & Armour

    30 November 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 116

    A SILVER-MOUNTED FLINTLOCK HOLSTER PISTOL BY HEYLIN, CORNHILL, LONDON

    LONDON SILVER HALLMARKS FOR 1775

    Price Realised  

    A SILVER-MOUNTED FLINTLOCK HOLSTER PISTOL BY HEYLIN, CORNHILL, LONDON
    LONDON SILVER HALLMARKS FOR 1775
    Reconverted from percussion, silver maker's mark I.K, with brass lightly swamped barrel formed in three stages, the breech engraved and inscribed 'Cornhill, London', engraved iron tang, brass signed engraved lock, walnut full stock carved with a shell in low relief about the barrel tang, full silver mounts cast in low relief, including spurred pommel with domed flowerhead cap, pierced side-plate, decorated escutcheon, and horn-tipped ramrod, London proof marks
    14in (35.6cm)


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