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    Late 18th Century British Flintlock Holster Pistol. 13" overall, 8" thin walled, .65 caliber, smoothbore round iron barrel. Silver blade front sight on oval silver base, no barrel proofs, dovetailed rear sight, patent breech and two barrel keys. Engraved barrel tang, with brass trigger guard, ramrod pipes and ramrod tip. Iron washers under engraved lock screw heads. The flat faced lock, with reinforced pan and roller frizzen, marked "Twigg". Oval silver wrist escutcheon elaborately engraved with intertwined script initials. Walnut stock with checkered bag shaped grip and relief carving around the tang, including well defined shell, very nice. Really excellent overall condition just showing some very minor honest wear. Stock with just a few minor dents. Brass nicely hand polished bright. A very attractive British flintlock holster pistol from the last quarter of the 18th century.

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    Auction Dates
    November, 2011
    12th Saturday
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