Lot 2211

A cased pair of percussion pistols by E.& W. Bond, London, circa 1830

Fine Antique and Modern Firearms | A89s | Live auction | 1044 Lots

Starting Price € 3,800

Countdown for bids : 10 days and 7 hours left

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Description

Octagonal damascus barrels with smooth bores, cal. 19 mm, barrel length 150 mm. Original finish almost 100%, small surface scratches, very fine Damascus texture. On the left hand side London proof marks. On the barrel company name "E. & W. Bond. 45 Cornhill London", as applied by Edward & William Bond from 1826 to 1847 (cf. Stöckl, vol. 1, p. 120). Iron locks with hammer safety, the barrels secured with a wedge. The original finish > 97%, colour case hardening and fire bluing nearly perfect. Exceptionally finely engraved scrolling leaves on chased base, the hammers extremely well executed. En suite engraved iron furniture, butt caps with patchboxes. Fire blued belt hooks. Finely chequered butt stock of high-quality walnut wood. Hinged iron ramrods with finely engraved blossom bases. Mechanically sound. Length circa 29.5 cm.
In original wooden case (slightly bumped), lined with green fabric. The usual brass plate on the lid, with a dealer's label on the inside. Original bullet mould. No key. Dimensions 40.5 x 21.5 x 6 cm.

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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.