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    Spanish Single-Shot Officer's Percussion Pistol by Paulino Aretio. .70 caliber, 6 5/8-inch blued barrel with cannon muzzle, molded dentate bands and faceted breech. Rear-skirted nipple bolster with bullseye side inlay. Top of barrel profusely inlaid with silver scrolls, the faceted breech inlaid with silver legend: Fabricado En Eibar/Por Paulino Aretio/El Ano De 1858. Halfcock safety. Breechblock, lockplate, hammer, triggerguard and ovoid buttplate decorated en suite. Finely checkered walnut stock with German silver wedge escutcheons and shell pattern wedge. Lanyard ring. Swivel ramrod.
    Condition: Very good as refinished. Retaining approximately 75-80% of a reblued finish with scattered light pitting visible beneath blue. Minor wear to relief edges. Wood very good with light wear and minor marks. Action crisp.

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    Auction Dates
    September, 2011
    18th Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 9
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