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A FINE CASED PAIR OF 50-BORE SILVER-MOUNTED PERCUSSION BOXLOCK POCKET PISTOLS
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A FINE CASED PAIR OF 50-BORE SILVER-MOUNTED PERCUSSION BOXLOCK POCKET PISTOLS

BY JOSEPH EGG, LONDON, CIRCA 1825-30

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A FINE CASED PAIR OF 50-BORE SILVER-MOUNTED PERCUSSION BOXLOCK POCKET PISTOLS
BY JOSEPH EGG, LONDON, CIRCA 1825-30
With turn-off browned twist sighted barrels each engraved with a band of foliage at the muzzle, actions each signed 'J. EGG LONDON' on a ribbon and finely engraved with scrollwork inhabited by birds and serpents, off-set scroll engraved hammers, concealed screws, folding triggers, well figured chequered walnut butts, silver escutcheons, and silver pommels each with short spurs and engraved with foliage and scrollwork, the base of each pommel set with large gold escutcheon engraved with crest of the Fletcher family, London proof marks, in original fitted mahogany case lined in dark green baize with some accessories including red-leather-covered three-way flask, the lid with trade label of Joseph Egg
2¼in (5.7cm) barrels
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VAT rate of 5% is payable on hammer price and at 17.5% on the buyer's premium.

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The crest is probably that of Sir Henry Fletcher
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