London, King Street-South Kensington Offsite sale
18 July 2002
JOSEPH EGG: A PAIR OF SELF-PRIMING BACK-ACTION PELLET-LOCK MECHANISMS, AND A PAIR OF PERCUSSION MECHANISMS MADE TO TRANSPOSE WITH FLINTLOCKS
The first engraved with scrollwork and signed 'Joseph Egg & Sons' (priming mechanisms incomplete); the second of flintlock form, each right-hand, and signed 'Joseph Egg London'
4¾in. (12.1cm.) and 4½in. (11.4cm.) (4)
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