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2175
$4,830.00

VERY FINE PAIR OF JOHANN ANDREAS KEUCHENREUTER (1716 – 1795) FLINTLOCK PISTOLS.

SN NSN. Cal. 50. 10″ bbl. Flintlock gentleman’s belt pistols with extensive silver inlay and makers marked to Keuchenreuter. A pair numbered 1 and 2, with set triggers and small 3 leaf folding rear sight. Very lightly stained European walnut, relief carved with Germanic vines and scroll. Silver washed furniture with top shelf quality waterproof locks. Horn tips at forend and rod tips. Displayed in an attractive glass front casing of modern production, with fine quality powder flask, having trap base for holding flints and a ball reserve. CONDITION: Very fine as restored, European walnut stocks are excellent with no traces of breakage or distress. Raised carving is sharp and quite elegant. Trigger bow, buttcap and rod ferules are pleasantly silver washed with a mild tarnish leaving them very pleasant. Bores are elegantly multi-grooved rifled and are in very fine condition. Locks and mechanics function well and crisply. 50856-1 TDW (5,000-8,000) – Lot 2175

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Auction: Firearms - October 2016
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