A Pair Of 16-Bore French Over-And-Under Percussion Officer's Pistols
Signed Fni. Par Le Page Arq. du Roi, circa 1840
With twist multigroove rifled barrels with iron ramrod on the left side, scroll engraved patent breeches, signed scroll engraved back-action locks (one hammer repaired), chequered figured walnut butts (minor defects), scroll engraved iron mounts including spur trigger-guards and domed pommels incorporating butt-traps and fitted with small lanyard rings, and white metal escutcheons engraved with presentation inscriptions dated '1842'
13in. (34.9cm.) (2)