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A PAIR OF FRENCH 25-BORE DOUBLE-BARELLED FLINTLOCK PISTOLS
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A PAIR OF FRENCH 25-BORE DOUBLE-BARELLED FLINTLOCK PISTOLS

BY POCHARD, PARIS, CIRCA 1780

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A PAIR OF FRENCH 25-BORE DOUBLE-BARELLED FLINTLOCK PISTOLS
BY POCHARD, PARIS, CIRCA 1780
With rebrowned barrels each chiselled at a later date with partially gilt scrollwork at the breeches and around the fore-sight, silver fore-sights, sunken rib with gold-inlaid foliage and signature (rubbed), grooved tangs each with gilt foliate and beadwork ornament, signed flat bevelled locks each with engraved stepped tail (restored), figured walnut full stocks each chiselled in relief with foliage behind the barrel-tang, engraved iron mounts including spurred pommels each with later chiselled cap, and later ramrods
8 5/8in. (22cm.) barrels (2)
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VAT rate of 5% is payable on hammer price and at 20% on the buyer's premium.

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