A Pair Of 20-Bore Flintlock Silver-Mounted Pistols By Brander

A Pair Of 20-Bore Flintlock Silver-Mounted Pistols By Brander

£5,250.00
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FP631
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A pair of 20-bore flintlock silver-mounted pistols with brass barrels and locks With slightly swamped three-stage barrels, border engraved octagonal breeches becoming polygonal and each signed in capitals along the top flat, tangs grooved for sighting and each retaining traces of engraved decoration, border engraved flat bevelled locks signed Wogdon & Barton, plain cocks and steels, the latter each with roller, figured full stocks (one fore-stock has an invisible repair) each carved with a shell behind the barrel tang, cast and chased mounts comprising pierced trophy of arms side-plates centred on a tower, vacant foliate escutcheons each with a shell above and a grotesque mask below, spurred border engraved pommels each with a flower-head centred on the retaining screw and with a border of scrolls and shells, trigger-guards each with shell and foliate finial, and engraved with a flower-head on the bow, turned ramrod-pipes, and original silver-tipped ramrods each with iron worm. London proof marks and barrelsmiths mark, almost certainly of William Brander Barrell Length - 20.8 cm. Overall Length - 36.5cm. William Brander was free of the Gunmakers Company in 1748. He was elected Master in 1767, 1772 and again in 1779. Contractor to the East India Company in 1773, and he was succeeded by his son Martin
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A pair of 20-bore flintlock silver-mounted pistols with brass barrels and locks With slightly swamped three-stage barrels, border engraved octagonal breeches becoming polygonal and each signed in capitals along the top flat, tangs grooved for sighting and each retaining traces of engraved decoration, border engraved flat bevelled locks signed Wogdon & Barton, plain cocks and steels, the latter each with roller, figured full stocks (one fore-stock has an invisible repair) each carved with a shell behind the barrel tang, cast and chased mounts comprising pierced trophy of arms side-plates centred on a tower, vacant foliate escutcheons each with a shell above and a grotesque mask below, spurred border engraved pommels each with a flower-head centred on the retaining screw and with a border of scrolls and shells, trigger-guards each with shell and foliate finial, and engraved with a flower-head on the bow, turned ramrod-pipes, and original silver-tipped ramrods each with iron worm. London proof marks and barrelsmiths mark, almost certainly of William Brander Barrell Length - 20.8 cm. Overall Length - 36.5cm. William Brander was free of the Gunmakers Company in 1748. He was elected Master in 1767, 1772 and again in 1779. Contractor to the East India Company in 1773, and he was succeeded by his son Martin
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Weight (kg) 1.521
Mechanism Flintlock
License Type No Licence Required
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