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A 22-Bore Lige Flintlock Holster Pistol

CIRCA 1720

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A 22-Bore Lige Flintlock Holster Pistol
Circa 1720
With shortened barrel chiselled in relief at the breech with foliage, a bust of Mars, and a grotesque mask, and with sighting rib, the tang overlaid with brass engraved with foliage, chiselled engraved brass lock-plate, chiselled cock and steel (top jaw and screw associated), the former retained by a bolt, the head chiselled in the form of a grotesque mask, carved moulded figured walnut full stock (butt chipped and repaired), brass mounts chiselled in relief with foliage, grotesque masks, and portrait busts including spurred pommel (worn) with grotesque mask cap, and later ramrod
16in. (41.9cm.)
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