• Twenty rooms: The private coll auction at Christies

    Sale 2857

    Twenty rooms: The private collection of the late Mrs Elias-Vaes

    27 - 29 April 2010, Amsterdam

  • Lot 368

    AN ENGLISH PERCUSSION TURN-OVER COAT PISTOL; AND AN ENGLISH PERCUSSION POCKET PISTOL SIGNED CARL WRIGHT

    EACH CIRCA 1840

    Price Realised  

    AN ENGLISH PERCUSSION TURN-OVER COAT PISTOL; AND AN ENGLISH PERCUSSION POCKET PISTOL SIGNED CARL WRIGHT
    EACH CIRCA 1840
    The first with engraved boxlock action, chequered walnut butt and engraved iron mounts, Birmingham proof marks; The second with blued turn-off barrel inlaid with silver flowers on the breech, brass boxlock action signed on the top, folding trigger, wooden butt inlaid with silver flowers en suite with the barrel, and hinged butt trap, Birmingham proof marks
    Each 20 cm. (2)


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