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A PAIR OF 14 BORE OVER-AND-UNDER PERCUSSION PISTOLS BY SMITH, LONDON, CIRCA 1840

each with blued barrels engraved with a band of foliage about the muzzles, the top barrel signed and fitted with brass bead

fore-sight, engraved breeches with pierced platinum plugs, engraved case-hardened tang incorporating the back-sight,

signed engraved back-action locks fitted with blued safety-catches, figured walnut half-stock, chequered butt, engraved blued

trigger-guard, stirrup ramrod and vacant white metal escutcheon

11.5 cm; 4

½

in barrels

(2)

£3000-4000

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