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Lot 4194: Two Antique French Pistols

Auction Date: June 24, 2022

Two Antique French Pistols

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $1,000 - $1,500

A) Embellished Bourgaud Double Barrel Percussion Rifled Pistol

Manufacturer: French
Model: Double Barrel
Type: Pistol
Gauge: 69
Barrel: 9 7/8 inch round
Finish: brown
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 161
Item Interest: Average
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:

"BOURGAUD ET Cie" gold inlaid on left lock and "A. St ETIENNE" gold inlaid on right lock. Foreign letters relief cut on top of the rib. Absent cleaning rod.

B) Napoleonic St. Etienne An XIII Flintlock Cavalry Pistol

Manufacturer: French
Model: Flintlock
Type: Pistol
Gauge: 69
Barrel: 9 inch round
Finish: bright
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 161
Serial Number:
Class: Antique
Rating:

OE - GOOD - some minor replacement parts; metal smoothly rusted or lightly pitted in places, cleaned; principal lettering, numerals and design on metal legible; lightly scratched, bruised or minor cracks repaired; in good working order.

Description:

"CANOS/NOV 1943" lightly carved on the underside of the stock.

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