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A Pair of Flintlock Travelling Pistols by H.W.Mortimer. SN 8684
A Pair of Flintlock Travelling Pistols by H.W.Mortimer. SN 8684
A Pair of Flintlock Travelling Pistols by H.W.Mortimer. SN 8684
A Pair of Flintlock Travelling Pistols by H.W.Mortimer. SN 8684
A Pair of Flintlock Travelling Pistols by H.W.Mortimer. SN 8684
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A Pair of Flintlock Travelling Pistols by H.W.Mortimer. SN 8684

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A pair of Flintlock Travelling Pistols by H.W.Mortimer, 11” overall, 5 3/8” turn-off barrels engraved with a band of foliage around the breeches and one numbered '1', finely engraved box-lock actions, inscribed 'Gunmaker to his Majesty' on a scroll over an artillery encampment on the left and signed on a panel carried by an elaborate trophy-of-arms on the right, fitted with sliding thumb-piece safety-catches also locking the steels and folding triggers, swelling figured walnut butts fitted with engraved silver caps each engraved with a sunburst, and border-engraved vacant silver escutcheons .

An unusual pair of pistols in good condition.

Circa 1785-90

Provenance The Estate of Howard Lee Munson (1940-2019) Literature H. Lee Munson, The Mortimer Gunmakers 1753-1923, Rhode Island 1992, pp. 216-217.