Lot Number : 2245

  •  Fine pair of Officers's Percussion Pistols by Joseph Kemp, 31 Duke St, Grpsvenor Square, London, No.5007, circa 1846-49 with browned musket bore barrels, signed on a broad full length flat, with blued bead fore & blade back-sights, engraved patent case-hardened breeches, case-hardened breech tangs engraved with scrolling foliage, engraved bolsters with platinum plugs, signed bolted engraved case-hardened locks decorated with scrolls and border ornament, highly figured polished walnut full stocks, chequered butts, engraved steel mounts comprising blued trigger-guards, plain case-hardened trigger-plates, case-hardened butt-caps with traps, moulded ramrod-pipes, German silver barrel bolt escutcheons, vacant German silver escutcheons, horn fore-end caps, blued steel stirrup ramrods, and retaining some original finish throughout: in their original fitted baize lined mahogany case, the lid with brass flush-fitting carrying handle and the applied with trade label for 31 Duke Street, and complete with Dixon & Sons patent powder and double shot flask, rammer, nipple wrench and turnscrew (case lid slightly warped, lining with very light wear and minor fading) 35.2cm; 13 7/8in

Description: Fine pair of Officers's Percussion Pistols by Joseph Kemp, 31 Duke St, Grpsvenor Square, London, No.5007, circa 1846-49 with browned musket bore barrels, signed on a broad full length flat, with blued bead fore & blade back-sights, engraved patent case-hardened breeches, case-hardened breech tangs engraved with scrolling foliage, engraved bolsters with platinum plugs, signed bolted engraved case-hardened locks decorated with scrolls and border ornament, highly figured polished walnut full stocks, chequered butts, engraved steel mounts comprising blued trigger-guards, plain case-hardened trigger-plates, case-hardened butt-caps with traps, moulded ramrod-pipes, German silver barrel bolt escutcheons, vacant German silver escutcheons, horn fore-end caps, blued steel stirrup ramrods, and retaining some original finish throughout: in their original fitted baize lined mahogany case, the lid with brass flush-fitting carrying handle and the applied with trade label for 31 Duke Street, and complete with Dixon & Sons patent powder and double shot flask, rammer, nipple wrench and turnscrew (case lid slightly warped, lining with very light wear and minor fading) 35.2cm; 13 7/8in

Condition Report:

Case lid slightly warped, lining with age related very light wear and minor fading,

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Collect from The Vine Street Salerooms, Scarborough YO11 1XN.

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