Rock Island Auction Company
A
B

Lot 342: Cased Pair of Engraved Carved Gold Inlaid French Dueling Pistols

Auction Date: February 16, 2022

Cased Pair of Engraved Carved and Gold Inlaid French Percussion Dueling Pistols

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $2,000 - $3,500

A) French Dueling Pistol

Manufacturer: French
Model: Dueling
Type: Pistol
Gauge: 46
Barrel: 9 5/8 inch octagon
Finish: bright
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 961
Item Interest: Active
Serial Number:
Class: Antique
Rating:

OG - POOR- major or minor parts replaced; major replacement parts required and extensive restoration needed; metal deeply pitted; principal lettering, numerals and design obliterated, wood badly scratched, bruised, cracked or broken; mechanically inoperative; generally undesirable as a collectors firearm in its present state.

Description:

Manufactured around the mid-19th century. Both pistols gold inlaid with numbers "1" and "2" at the breech behind "DAMAS DE PARIS". Both Liege proofed. Includes wood case (good, absent plaque on lid), key, powder measure, powder flask (broken base), bullet mold, mallet, ramrod, and lead balls. Trigger guard loose.

B) French Dueling Pistol

Manufacturer: French
Model: Dueling
Type: Pistol
Gauge: 46
Barrel: 9 5/8 inch octagon
Finish: bright
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 961
Serial Number:
Class: Antique
Rating:

OG - POOR- major or minor parts replaced; major replacement parts required and extensive restoration needed; metal deeply pitted; principal lettering, numerals and design obliterated, wood badly scratched, bruised, cracked or broken; mechanically inoperative; generally undesirable as a collectors firearm in its present state.

Description:

Reference "A" description. Broken hammer ear (broken part included separately).

Customer Product Questions

There are currently no customer product questions on this lot