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Lot 4: Fine Cased Pair of Le Page Marked Percussion Muff Pistols

Auction Date: December 3, 2010

Fine Cased Pair of Le Page Marked Percussion Muff Pistols

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $3,000 - $5,000

A) Folding Trigger Screw Barrel Le Page Muff Pistol with Accessories

Manufacturer: European
Model: Percussion
Type: Pistol
Gauge: 44
Barrel: 1 1/2 inch round
Finish: bright
Grip: ebony
Stock:
Item Views: 2697
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 7
Class: Antique
Description:

Produced without sights, with the Liege proof on the lower left side of the breech, "LEPAGE" on the right side of the frame, "A PARIS" on the left, and an engraving of a fruit bowl on the underside. 4 1/2 inch overall length. The hammer is checkered, with a smooth folding trigger and checkered one piece bag shaped grip with floral patterns near the frame. In a brass accented rosewood veneered case with blue velvet lined French cut interior, with spaces for the pistols, a combination bullet mold and barrel wrench, and an ebony cap box, and a pair of lidded compartments.

Rating Definition:

Very fine, with a polished bright appearance overall, showing some light handling marks and small areas of pitting. Grips are excellent, with sharp checkering. The case is excellent, with minimal wear overall. Mechanically excellent.



B) Le Page Screw Barrel Folding Trigger Percussion Muff Pistol

Manufacturer: European
Model: Percussion
Type: Pistol
Gauge: 44
Barrel: 1 1/2 inch round
Finish: bright
Grip: ebony
Stock:
Item Views: 2697
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 7
Class: Antique
Description:

As A. 4 1/2 inch overall length.

Rating Definition:

Very fine, with some minor handling marks and a tiny amount of pitting. Grips are excellent, with a few small pressure dents. Mechanically excellent.



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