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Lot 5091

A pair of flintlock pistols, Meckel in Schwerin, circa

Round barrels of wild Damascus steel with offset midrib, smooth bores in 15 mm calibre. Silver spider front sights, silver inlaid portrayal of a standing Athene surrounded by scrolling bands at the breeches. Flat lock plates signed "I.S. Meckel à Sverin". Later stocks dating from circa 1810/20 with noses of light-coloured horn. Finely chequered... more