Stunning 18th Century Silver Mounted All Metal Smooth and Clean with 18th Century Silver Mounted British F/L Tap Action Dbl Bbl Pistol. 11" overall with 4ΒΌ" .45 caliber screw barrels turned at the muzzle, with star pattern cut in the face to facilitate barrel removal. Breech, frame, and tang profusely scroll engraved with maker "Bunney/ London" in ribands on the frame. Barrels numbered 3 and 4 with matching numbers at the breech. Floral engraved trigger guard. The grip is completely covered with silver wire inlay including floral rosettes and an oval silver wrist escutcheon. The grip is covered with an old coat of lacquer. The wire inlay is 98% intact and beautifully executed. Large silver grotesque mask buttcap, also perfect. An exceptional example of a rare form in superb 100% original condition.

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    December, 2010
    11th Saturday
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