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Lot No. 659 A SUPERB CASED PAIR OF 28 bore Percussion Duelling Pistols with attachable shoulder stock Circa 1820. By Beckwith of London. Bronze sixteen sided barrels each with dove tailed fore and rear sight. The top flats engraved -Beckwith London-. The colour case hardened breech plugs with two gold lines and platinum plugs. Each colour case hardened tang engraved with trophies. Each colour case hardened lock having gold -Beckwith-poincon. Safety bolts and engraved with "Sun Burst" engraved colour case hardened dolphin hammers. Adjustable set triggers, Figured walnut half stocks having chequered grips. Bronze furniture includes spur triggerguards engraved with trophies and pineapple finials. Engraved butt caps. Oval stock attachment covers and gold forend cross bolt escutcheons. Rosewood ramrods, one with measuer one with worm. In their original mahogany case lined in green baize. The inside lid having large trade label advertising -W.A.Beckwith's Newly Invented Waterproof Percussion Caps- and detailing the percussion system. Accessories include a Fine figured walnut attachable skeleton shoulder stock with engraved bronze "open" butt cap. The locking latch haviing gold line. Brass three-way powder flask. Turn screw. Nipple key cap dispenser, clearing rod and wad punch for linen patches. A Fine and Complete Set. Brls.10 ins.

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The next sale is on Wednesday 11th April, 2018 at 10:00am Precisely.
To be held at the Newark Showground in the Stuart Goodwin Room

There will be three fine Purdey percussion rifles included in the sale on 11th April

On view, Wednesday 11th April, 2018 from 7:00am until 10:00am. Viewing of Section 5 items by Appointment only prior to the day of the Sale. Antique items may be viewed during the Sale. Please note lots are available to view on line but entry to the auction is by purchase of a catalogue only prior to the sale or on the day.

A print from the website is not a catalogue. You need to purchase an official catalogue to gain entrance. This will be strictly enforced with no exceptions.

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