• Arms & Armour auction at Christies

    Sale 5863

    Arms & Armour

    30 November 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 100

    AN OFFICER'S OVER-AND-UNDER SINGLE-TRIGGER FLINTLOCK COAT PISTOL BY TATHAM & EGG

    CIRCA 1810-14

    Price Realised  

    AN OFFICER'S OVER-AND-UNDER SINGLE-TRIGGER FLINTLOCK COAT PISTOL BY TATHAM & EGG
    CIRCA 1810-14
    With octagonal barrels, silver fore-sight, platinum lines and vents, the upper barrel with platinum-lined maker's stamp, upper breech tang engraved with trophies and foliage, signed engraved bolted locks, waterproof pans, rollers and 'French' cocks, chequered walnut butt, engraved iron butt-cap and trigger-guard, stirrup ramrod, and silver escutcheon engraved with the owner's initials 'JW 11th Hussars'
    9in (22.9cm)


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