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    Sale 5854

    Arms & Armour

    18 June 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 143

    AN EARLY FLINTLOCK HOLSTER PISTOL BY LAWRENCE SANDERSN (SIC); AND ANOTHER LONDON FLINTLOCK HOLSTER PISTOL

    THE FIRST CIRCA 1670
    THE SECOND CIRCA 1680

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    AN EARLY FLINTLOCK HOLSTER PISTOL BY LAWRENCE SANDERSN (SIC); AND ANOTHER LONDON FLINTLOCK HOLSTER PISTOL
    THE FIRST CIRCA 1670
    THE SECOND CIRCA 1680
    The first with three-stage barrel, moulded muzzle and engraved breech, signed engraved rounded lock, full stock with carved relief mouldings, the butt sparsely inlaid with silver wire scrolls about the tang and escutcheon, engraved iron mounts including pierced side-plates involving a pair of monsters, and ramrod with moulded iron tip, London proof marks; the second with three-stage barrel, engraved rounded lock, moulded stock, and iron mounts including pierced side-plate, London proof marks
    19in (48.2cm) and 18 1/8in (46.1cm) (2)


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