A Cased Pair of 28 bore Saw Handled Duelling Pistols

Ref: 253

Price: £12,000

Maker: Prosser

Date: circa 1810

Each pistol with 9 inch octagonal twist sighted barrel retaining traces of original browning, signed on the top flats ‘PROSSER . CHARING CROSS . LONDON’ and with a gold line at the breech platinum touch hole, finely engraved tang incorporating the rear sight, flat signed bolted locks with border engraving and a sunburst behind the pan, cock and roller frizzen engraved en suite, walnut full stocks with saw handled chequered grips and flat oval butts, engraved iron mounts including trigger guards pineapple finials, silver barrel bolt escutcheons, horn tipped ramrods, one with worm, set triggers; in their original green baize lined (some moth damage) mahogany case with accessories including three way red leather covered brass mounted flask (some damage to the leather), the lid with original trade label and circular brass recessed carrying handle.

An unusual set in original and ‘sleepy’ condition.