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DUELING PISTOLS, Percussion Ca. 1850

Belgium Ca. 1850

DUELING PISTOLS / A fine pair of Belgian percussion dueling pistols made around 1850, marked ML in a circle. Walnut checker and shell carved grips, engraved mounted metal parts with gold inlaid Damascus type barrels made from twisted steel.  Possibly made in Liege.

I don’t know the bore size.

The barrel marked in French,  “CANON RUBAN D’ACIER” which translates as BARREL OF TWISTED STEEL.

 

Price

$5800 / pair

Condition

Very Fine condition. Firing mechanisms in good working order.

Measurements

16.5" Length. The barrels are 10.25" long.

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