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Cased Set of Saw Handle Flintlock Dueling Pistols by Oakes of London

.610 Bore diameter,  8.75" octagonal barrel, notched rear barrel sight incorporated in the breech, front blade, top of the barrel marked London in script, lockplate marked Oakes, safeties on locks, Walnut saw handle stocks with diamond style checkered highlighted with punch dots.  Iron mounted with a finial on the ends of triggerguards. In a mahogany case with accessories, leather covered compartment flask, mold, and case key.

Condition:

This is a very fine set of pistols.  Barrels have been refinished long ago during the period of use.  Edges and markings are very sharp and crisp.  Lockplates are very sharp and crisp with a crisp silvery look.  Stocks are excellent with sharp edges and nice feathered look. The case is excellent with proper leather covered flask.  Overall an excellent set of flintlock saw handled duelling pistols.

Estimate: $7,500 - $10,000
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$9,400
05/02/2018

 

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