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Пистолет ударный кремневый. Европа. 18 век. фото 66-01

A FINE PAIR OF ENGLISH SILVER-MOUNTED FLINTLOCK HOLSTER PISTOLS OF PRESENTATION QUALITY BY WILSON, MINORIES, LONDON, LONDON SILVER HALLMARKS FOR 1782, MAKER'S MARK OF MOSES BRENT with blued swamped barrels of so-called Spanish form, signed on a scroll over the breech and stamped with maker's, London view and proof makrs, engraved with trophies-of-arms, scrolls of foliage, a band of beadwork and chiselled with shaped recesses each filled with a fishroe ground (small losses, the bluing oxidised in places), gold-lined vents, engraved breech tangs formed with a sighting groove, rounded locks fitted with characteristic sliding safety-catch operating inside the lock beneath the pans, chiselled with with trophies and signed on a banner beneath the safety-catch, gold-lined semi-rainproof pans, chiselled with trophies-of-war on the cocks and cornucopia on the steels, highly figured walnut full stocks carved with shell ornament about the breech tangs (one fore-end cracked in the ramrod channel), profusely inlaid over their full length with silver scrolls, the fore-ends with slender panels filled with a wavy pattern of silver wire enriched with minute pellets, the butts inlaid with silver cornucopia, minute flowers and a posy of flowers at the base (very small losses, one stock with a small chip, each with very light bruising), full silver mounts cast and chased in low relief, comprising side-plates formed as a frieze of classical trophies incorporating fasces and armour, spurred pommels decorated with panoplies-of-arms centring on a field gun on each face, trigger-guards chased with further designs of trophies on the bows and the finials, vacant silver escutcheons en suite, a pair of silver ramrod-pipes, and one retaining its original silver-tipped baleen ramrod (one ramrod replaced, the silver mounts lightly rubbed in places) 40.5cm; 16in

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Album name:yuvk / Пистолеты (более 40 см). Альбом 11.
Keywords:18в. ; оружие
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Date added:Oct 20, 2011
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