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LOT 475

Lot 475

French Cannon Barrel Pistol, Carnet à Orgelet, mid 18th century

French Cannon Barrel Pistol, Carnet à Orgelet, mid 18th century
Lot 475 Details
French Cannon Barrel Pistol, Carnet à Orgelet, mid 18th century

converted from flintlock, signed on the lock plate with gold damascened octagonal to round barrel with impressed monogram AC and original ram rod in full walnut stock with ornate silver wire inlay
length 8.25 in — 21 cm

Estimate $200-$300

Realised: $840
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

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French Cannon Barrel Pistol, Carnet à Orgelet, mid 18th century
  • French Cannon Barrel Pistol, Carnet à Orgelet, mid 18th century
  • French Cannon Barrel Pistol, Carnet à Orgelet, mid 18th century
Note:

The present lot may have been made for export to the Turkish market.

CONDITION DETAILS

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  • 5 Stars: Excellent - No discernable damage, flaws or imperfections
  • 4 Stars: Very Good - Minor flaws or imperfections visible only under close inspection using specialised instruments or black light
  • 3 Stars: Good - Minor flaws visible upon inspection under standard lighting
  • 2 Stars: Fair - Exhibits flaws or damage that may draw the eye under standard lighting
  • 1 Star: Poor - Flaws or damage immediately apparent under standard lighting (examples: missing components, rips, broken glass, damaged surfaces, etc.)

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