Lot 5574

A flintlock cavalry pistol, circa 1830

Fine Antique and Modern Firearms | A83s | Live auction | 725 Lots

Hammer price € 370

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Octagonal to round barrel, length 228 mm. Smooth bore, caliber 18mm. Bore with moderate surface corrosion, apparently no pitting or major corrosion. Underside of barrel not checked. Front lock screw a modern replacement, as is the ramrod. Surface reworked, with remainders of corrosion. Iron Miquelet lock, moderately corroded. Acceptance mark "DVI.". Powder pan and mountings of brass. Renewed belt hook. Walnut half stock with signs of wear and tear, various moderate cracks, around the front barrel pin some filling with liquid wood. Mechanically ok. Length approx. 37 cm. Appearance very similar to the French M 1822 T officers pistol.

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The auction includes 726 lots and starts on Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2020 at 10 am (CET). Lot no. 5001 - 5727. The pre-sale viewing will take place from Oct. 18 - 21 and Oct. 28 - 31, 2020 from 2 to 6 pm (CET). However, the number of participants for both auction and viewing is limited due to Covid-19 restrictions and requires an appointment. Bring your favourite breathing mask! Prior to any visit please check our website - we'll update it as soon as the situation changes.