A Fine Cased Pair of 24 bore Duelling Pistols

Ref: 618

Price: £22,500

Maker: Wogdon & Barton

Date: circa 1795

Each pistol with 10 inch rebrowned sighted octagonal barrel inscribed ‘Wogdon & Barton London’ on the top flat, gold lined touch hole, foliate engraved tang incorporating the rear sight, flat bevel edged signed lock with stepped tail and sliding safety, set trigger, figured walnut full stock, swelling flat sided butt, engraved iron furniture including trigger guard with pineapple finial, horn tipped ramrod; contained in their original baize lined mahogany case with accessories including a leather bodied flask, flint wallet and cleaning rod, the exterior with recessed brass carrying handle. London proof marks and RW barrel maker’s mark.

Literature: For similar examples see “Robert Wogdon, Wogdon & Barton, John Barton” by John O’Sullivan & De Witt Bailey pp 180 – 185.