French export flintlock pistol with internal hammer

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An ornate French flintlock export pistol, the steel barrel with a high quality raised section chiselled with trophy of arms, etc. against a gold background, gold fore sight, muzzle with silver rim, the rare mechanism with internal hammer - the whole deeply chiselled in the same style as the barrel - gold touch hole and lined pan; front of lock inlaid “A saint Etienne” (probably by LaMotte), all the mounts of ornate silver with raised decoration depicting large trophies of arms, crescents, stars, etc., the full stock of ebony inlaid overall with silver wire joining gold and silver flowers, complete with its wooden ramrod

Date circa: 1800

Country: French

price: £16500.00 / $21367.50

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