December 08, 2020 10:00 AM EST Cincinnati


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A Pair of English Percussion Dueling Pistols

.68 caliber (approx. 14 bore), 8" octagonal smoothbore barrels, NSN.  Browned Damascus barrels with varnished and checkered full-stocks secured by pin.  Bead front sights with v-notch rear sights.  Silver plated entry pipes and pineapple-style trigger guards, the latter lightly engraved with scrolls.  Case-hardened lockplates with light scroll engravings and "HAMBURGER & Co.".  Top of barrels engraved "LONDON".  Swivel-retained button-end ramrods.

Condition:

Barrels retain much of their attractive brown finish with some minor wear on sharp edges.  Come minor needle-point pitting on muzzle and primer.  Some remnants of case-hardening on lockplate.  Silver retains and attractive finish.  Stocks retain their original varnish with some scratches and dents but not serious cracks, splits, or other major damage.  Actions are fine with very good bores showing some minor oxidation.  An attractive pair.

Starting Price: $500
Estimate: $1,000 - $2,000
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