21 May 2008,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 875
GBP 600 - GBP 700
A PERCUSSION COASTGUARD PISTOL; ANOTHER, VERY SIMILAR; AND TWO COPPER POWDER-FLASKS
The pistols each struck with a series of Ordnance marks, with linear engraved locks engraved 'Tower 1855' and 'VR' crowned, full stocks, brass mounts, belt hooks, stirrup ramrods, and the steel parts with untouched lightly oxidised patina.
11½in (29.2cm) (4)
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