Vintage 19th Century French Dueling Pistol Set(17 views)
Description: This exceptional pair of early 19th century percussion dueling pistols with accessories is presented within a fitted mahogany box. The cover of the box has a "clean" brass shield with a hidden handle. The hand crafted walnut handles of the revolvers are fitted with octagon shape steel barrels that feature a fine etched pattern. Additionally, the pistols have an etched scroll design on the trigger cover, handle, butt, hammer & side panel. An oval punch mark with initials E L G over a star can be found on the barrel &, in another location "F en 1820". The walnut handles are carved with ridges. The powder horn is marked B A Paris.
Condition Report: original vintage condition
Dimensions: 3.25" tall X 18" wide X 10" deep
Artist or Maker: Unknown
Medium: wood, steel
Date: early 19th century