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A pair of French 50 bore percussion duelling/target pistols. Contained in their original stunning burr walnut box, lined with green baize and with a full complement of accessories. The guns have Damacus twist lightly browned barrels, numbered 1 and 2, and multi grooved rifling. The rest of the metal work is to a blued finish. The pistols have set triggers, finely carved and chequered figured walnut stocks with one or two minor knocks. Good working order and condition.
Stock No. 5400
A cased 80 bore 4th Model Tranter percussion revolver, with a full complement of accessories. The pistol retains a high proportion of original finish with the cylinder fading to a dark patina. The pistol has finely chequered grips with one or two small knocks. There is light frosting to the bore. It is contained in itís original mahogany box, and the hinges have probably been replaced. There is a sliver of wood missing from the edge of the internal partition. The accessories include a good 80 bore flask by Hawksley, an oil bottle, probably a replacement, matching nipple key and turnscrew, possibly high quality replacements. There is also a very good original mould, an original Tranter bullet tin, lubricating composition tin and an Eley cap tin with original Tranter label to the side. This is a nice example of a 4th Model double action Tranter revolver. Very good working order and condition.
Stock No. 5086
A cased .32 rimfire revolver by Trulock and Harris, Dublin. The gun retains a high percentage of original finish fading to brown. The wooden chequered butt is undamaged. It is contained in a good original oak box with itís original cleaning rod and oil bottle. The lid escutcheon and key hole escutcheon are missing and there is a chip to the left hand side of lid.
Stock No. 5031
A cased 120 bore six shot pepperbox revolver by Boston of Wakefield. The gun is un-marked but with original trade label to lid of case. The gun retains almost all original case hardening colours and varnish to grips. It is contained in a good mahogany box which has a small old split to the lid. The powder flask has a damaged top. Fluted barrel group 3in. in length and overall 7½in. Very good working order and condition.
Stock No. 4585