A Fine Pair of Flintlock Muff Pistols.
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4 ¾” overall, 1 ¼” round turn-off 120 bore barrels with Birmingham proofs, engraved with acanthus at the muzzles, border engraved box lock actions, decorated on both sides with flower heads and foliage, signed ‘Bridle’ to the left hand side and ‘Honiton’ to the right. Ring necked cocks, sliding safety catches locking the frizzen and concealed triggers. Flat walnut slab sided butts with tablet shaped silver escutcheons. Circa 1800-10
In very crisp condition.
James Bridle circa 1800-10 in Honiton and 1810-16 in Colyton Devon