Description ( Item Id: 888884 )
Octagonal¸ micro-rifled¸ damascened barrels¸ fine engravings at the base and the two gilt stamps "BOUTET"¸ grooved from the tangs to the centre of the barrels¸ signed "Boutet A Versailles" among gilt ornaments¸ at the nozzles the effigy of arrow and the number "92"¸ yellow gold fore -and rear-sight; flintlocks¸ provided with anti-friction and sealing systems¸ signed "Boutet a Versailles" and engraved with effigy of birds and floral motifs; elegant chiselling at the hammers¸ pans¸ batteries¸ springs and screws; gilt pans and vents; briarwood half stock¸ micro-checkered and chiselled with spider-nets and feathers near the butt-plates¸ the area between butt-plate and butt covered with ebony chiselled with foliage; beautiful¸ steel mounts chiselled with foliage and engraved with mythological figures¸ vases and floral motifs; trigger guards with finger support¸ triggers with integrated set trigger. Yellow-gold-plated barrel brackets. In their original¸ wooden case¸ lined with green cloth and complete with all tools¸ manufactured with same care as the pistols. Complete with key.
These pistols can be dated around 1814-18
|Ttile||Fantastic box of Boutet pistols|
|Circa||1814 to 1818|