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    Engraved Pair of French Percussion Parlor Dueling Pistols.
    Unserialized, .45 caliber, 10-inch octagonal barrels with fixed front and rear sights. Top of barrel marked: T.P. CARON A PARIS ARG - DE L.M. L'EMPERUER. FIRMIN LUCE. Top of barrels numbered 1 and 2 in gilt. Scroll and floral engraved lock, hammer, upper tang, breech and triggerguard. Decoratively floral carved hardwood stock. Metal grip cap. Original brass museum inventory tag attached: J.M. DAVIS / 11599 and 11600 / MEMORIAL.
    Sold to Benefit The JM Davis Collection at the JM Davis Arms and Historical Museum.

    Condition: Good. Finish primarily a mottled grey patina, with scattered signs of wear and patches of pitting. Scuffs, scratches and dings present to wood. Actions crisp. Strong bores.


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    December, 2018
    9th Sunday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 17
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