London, South Kensington
21 May 2008
A SCOTTISH ALL-METAL FLINTLOCK BELT PISTOL SIGNED NAIRN
LATE 18TH CENTURY
With two-stage barrel formed with a raised muzzle-ring and moulded breech, signed bevelled lock lightly engraved with stylised leaves at the rear, three-quarter length stock, the butt engraved with simple linear panels and small stylised leaf ornaments, the butt inset with a pair of silver escutcheons, silver button trigger and pricker, belt hook with scallopped finial, and original ramrod.
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