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    Pair of Unmarked Continental Flintlock Pistols. .55 caliber smoothbore, 12-inch part round/part fluted barrels with molded bands. Scroll linework inscribed banana-shaped lock mechanisms with engraved gooseneck cocks. Relief-carved walnut stocks with engraved brass furniture and acorn-shaped wrist escutcheons inscribed with line profiles of male heads with Phrygian caps. Steel ramrods .Brass oval pommel caps with languets. Condition: Good. Metal showing grey patina with scattered light pitting overall. One stock is wormed and has small hairline crack on right side, the other showing light wear commensurate with age. Both showing wear overall.

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    December, 2012
    9th Sunday
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