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A rare pair of Flintlock Blunderbuss pistols engraved L Braine. Circa 1720. Ref 3967

A rare pair of Flintlock Blunderbuss pistols engraved L Braine. Circa 1720. Ref 3967

£4,000.00
Stock Status: In Stock

A rare pair of Pre-Napoleonic era Flintlock Blunderbuss pistols engraved L. Braine. Circa 1720. The lock plates engraved with the name L. BRAINE. 6.5 inch steel flared barrels. The brass butt caps are both embossed with lions heads. Brass trigger guards and ram rod pipes. The wooden ram-rods are missing. Walnut stocks. Actions in good working order. In good overall condition. A nice example of a pair of flintlock blunderbuss pistols which could easily have been carried during the Napoleonic wars (1803-1815) as well as during the era of the American Revolutionary War (1775-1783). Overall lengths 13 inches. Ref 3967 

There was a flintlock pistol with this same lock engraving on display at the exhibition in Belgium entitled, "Napoleon: from Waterloo to Saint-Helena, the birth of the legend" at the Waterloo 1815 Memorial in Belgium, on May 5, 2021. The Waterloo 1815 Memorial held the exhibition on the occasion of the bicentenary of Napoleons death, with more than a hundred authentic pieces displayed.

This is an obsolete antique item and is sold as a collectors item only.
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