21 May 2008,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 325
GBP 300 - GBP 350
A PAIR OF PERCUSSION BOX-LOCK POCKET PISTOLS
With turn-off barrels, signed engraved brass rounded actions (nipples corroded, one sear screw missing, the hammer detatched), folding triggers, safety-catches, chequered walnut butts each with silver lion mask cap cast in relief, and silver escutcheons, Birmingham proof marks: in a glazed fitted display frame.
5 5/8in (14.3cm) (2)
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