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.
$5800 / pair
Very Fine condition. Firing mechanisms in good working order.
16.5" Length. The barrels are 10.25" long.