A Good Cased Pair of Flintlock Duelling Pistols by John Bennett. 14 ½” overall, 9 ½” octagonal barrels engraved 'London', with London Proofs and barrelsmith’s mark. Engraved false breech, plain stepped bolted locks with chamfered edges signed ‘Bennett’. Swan necked cocks, bridled broad pans. Walnut swelled butts, engraved iron furniture, trigger guards with large pineapple finials, horn tipped ramrods, one with worm. In its original mahogany case with Chippendale lifting handle, some accessories including bullet mould, three way flask, and turn screw. With the ‘Makers by appointment to the Prince of Wales’ label in the lid.
In good condition