Lot 2156

Four cased percussion pistols, Pondevaux & Jussy, St. Etienne, circa 1850

Fine Antique and Modern Firearms | A90s | Live auction | 874 Lots

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Description

Among them a pair of long percussion pistols with blued Damascus steel barrels with multi-groove rifling in 12.5 mm calibre with patent breech blocks and dovetail sights. Gold inlaid numbers "1" and "2", respectively. Back-action, slightly engraved percussion locks, each signed "PONDEVAUX & JUSSY A ST.ETIENNE". Carved walnut half stocks with en suite engraved iron furnitures. Length of either pistol 39.5 cm.
With a pair of percussion terzerols with turn-off rifled Damascus steel barrels in 10 mm calibre with florally engraved receivers, folding triggers and fluted ebony stocks. Length of either pistol 17.5 cm.
In velvet lined wood case with complete, extensive accessories such as key, two bullet moulds, nipple pick, cleaning rod, hammer, powder flask etc. Dimensions 50.5 x 30 x 7.5 cm.
Pondevaux & Jussy, St. Etienne/France, active 1845 - 1880.

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General Information

The auction starts on Wednesday, Nov. 24, 2021 at 10 am (CET). Lot no. 2001 - 2876. The pre-sale view will take place from 15 - 20 Nov. 2021 in our auction rooms at Bretonischer Ring 3 in 85630 Grasbrunn / Munich from 11 am to 5 pm (CET).