• Arms & Armour auction at Christies

    Sale 5863

    Arms & Armour

    30 November 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 122

    A SILVER-MOUNTED FLINTLOCK TURN-OFF PISTOL BY RICHARD WILSON, LONDON

    CIRCA 1750

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    A SILVER-MOUNTED FLINTLOCK TURN-OFF PISTOL BY RICHARD WILSON, LONDON
    CIRCA 1750
    With turn-off cannon barrel, the breech engraved with a trophy-of-arms, inscribed 'London' and signed beneath the pan, engraved separate tang, border-engraved action, walnut butt, silver trophy-of-arms side-plate, matching escutcheon engraved with owner's crest, and iron sliding trigger-guard safety
    11 5/8in (29.5cm)


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