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    Sale 5854

    Arms & Armour

    18 June 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 25

    A SILVER-MOUNTED FLINTLOCK PISTOL FOR THE EASTERN MARKET, SIGNED WALKLATE, LONDON

    BIRMINGHAM SILVER HALLMARKS FOR 1819

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    A SILVER-MOUNTED FLINTLOCK PISTOL FOR THE EASTERN MARKET, SIGNED WALKLATE, LONDON
    BIRMINGHAM SILVER HALLMARKS FOR 1819
    Silver maker's mark IB, a mullet above, with russet barrel inscribed 'London', silver 'spider' fore-sight, bevelled lock signed on an oval within a trophy-of-flags and decorated en suite with the breech, walnut full stock profusely inlaid with silver wire scrollwork sown with engraved silver celestial plaques, silver mounts cast in low relief, and white metal side-plate, Tower private proof marks (the stock chipped below the lock, small pieces of inlay missing, the mounts rubbed, ramrod missing).
    15¼in (38.7cm)


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