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A French flintlock officer's pistol of Model 1779 type; together with a French rifled percussion officer's pistol; and a French Model 1822 percussion service pistol
The first late 18th century, the remainder 19th century
The first with tapering iron barrel, flat bevelled lock, single iron barrel-band incorporating the sight and extending to form the trigger-plate, long iron grip-strap, walnut half-stock carved with a sea-monster's head on the pommel, and iron trigger-guard and ramrod; the second with sighted twist barrel, back-action lock, walnut half-stock, and iron mounts, St. Etienne proof ; the last converted from flintlock, the lock marked 'Mre. Rle. De Tulle'.