Rare pair of London 40 bore Officer's percussion dueling pistols by Robert Braggs c1830/40, with 9.5...
Rare pair of London 40 bore Officer's percussion dueling pistols by Robert Braggs c1830/40, with 9.5" (24cms) octagonal Damascus steel sighted barrels with original browning, marked along the top 'Braggs 36 High Holborn London', hammer, tang and trigger guard engraved with floral scrolls and retaining 80% of the original colour, ebony ramrods with steel caps and brass tips, richly figured walnut half stocks with chequered grips and vacant white metal cartouches, each 16in. (41cms) long overall, in original brass bound mahogany case with makers label containing rosewood and brass tipped cleaning rod, copper flask branded 'G & JW Hawksley', small tin of Eley's copper percussion caps, two spare nipples in rosewood container, a steel shot mould 'No. 40', and a quantity of lead shot in covered compartment, case 46.5cm x 21cm x 7cm high
Estimate: £7000 - £10000
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