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    Engraved Pair of Fine Percussion Parlor Pistols.
    Approximately .70 caliber, 8 1/4-inch octagonal damascus barrels. Banded and engraved breeches with silver inlays and each with a numeral 1. Engraved hammers and locks. Each pistol with steel belt hook. Fine carved and checkered stocks of figured hardwood. Identical thumb-rest escutcheons reading: E.H.V./BLACKSEA/1854-5. (Likely a remembrance of Crimea). Fine floral-engraving to forearm caps, triggerguards and buttplates. Property from the Estate of John R. Eckel, Sr.

    Condition: Both very good. All steel with a gray patina and scattered patches of fine pitting and staining. Stocks very good with scattered scratches. Actions good.


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    Auction Dates
    June, 2014
    8th Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 1
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