17 December 2008,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 750
GBP 450 - GBP 600
A DUTCH FLINTLOCK HOLSTER PISTOL SIGNED B.D LAFAILLE A LA HAYE, PERHAPS MILITARY
With sighted barrel with traces of a spurious London signature stamped in irregular letters on the sighting flat, signed bevelled lock, moulded walnut stock (the fore-end and ramrod-pipes replaced), plain brass mounts cast in low relief, and brass escutcheon inscribed with armoury markings (the steel parts with patches of pitting).
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