December 06, 2018 03:00 PM EST Asheville, North Carolina


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Near Pair Fine Percussion Flintlock Pistols

Belgian, 19th century, near pair with finely chased octagonal damascus barrels, dolphin form hammer, swivel locking ramrods with chased brass decoration, chased brass lock plates, with belt hooks, under each belt hook ordinance stamp "ELG", one barrel marked "1324", walnut grips fluting and one with carved shell, silvered buttcap with shell lid and compartment, red museum inventory numbers on trigger guard "B.98 / B.99", one barrel is 13/16 x 5-1/4 in., the other is 3/4 x 5-1/2 in., approximately 11 in. overall

Provenance:From the Estate of Judge David Creekmore, Knoxville, Tennessee

Condition:

some slight pitting and scratching to metal surface, some verdigris to nipple under hammer, one hammer with loss to end, slight marring to wood handles which have a dark brown mellow patina

Estimate: $1,500 - $3,000
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$1,200
12/06/2018

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