Lot 2014

A deluxe pair of Albanian silver-mounted miquelet pistols, dated 1792

Fine Antique and Modern Firearms | A89s | Live auction | 1043 Lots

Description

Octagonal, then round, smooth bore barrels in 15 mm calibre, with offset midribs. The inscription "London" struck at the breeches, engraving on the tangs. Intricately engraved miquelet locks, marks stamped into both lock plates, dated "1792". The ends of the lock plates with silver-plated panels. The full walnut stocks with delicately cut forearms. The heavy silver furniture with fine, partially nielloed, floral décor in relief. Indicated iron ramrods. Length 42.5 cm each.

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General Information

The auction includes 1044 lots and starts on Friday, May 28, 2021 at 10 am (CET). Lot no. 2001 - 3044. The pre-sale view will take place from 19 - 22 May, 25, 29 and 31 May 2021. However, the number of participants for both auction and viewing is limited due to Covid-19 restrictions and requires an appointment. Prior to any visit please check our website - we'll up.