Largest selection of genuine antique weapons for sale in UK, visit our website andrewbottomley.com Ref no 9260. A fine pair of 18th century Italian Silver Mounted Miquelet Pistols. The makers name VIDALESIO engraved in a scroll on both lockplates. "FABR DI NAP" engraved in a gold inlaid cartouche on each barrel. The barrels also marked on top with gold inlaid decoration and fleur-de-lis. Overall length of each pistol is 12 inches. Flared blunderbuss style cannon barrels aprox 7 inches long. The pistols are fitted with silver sideplates, silver trigger guards and unusual fine silver forend pipes. The butt caps both have silver grotesque masks. The trigger guards with a noble families coat-of arms showing a rampant lion with crown above. Horn tipped wooden ramrods. Iron belt hooks. Carved shell decoration to each stock around the barrel tangs. The silver work undamaged. Both actions are in good working order. A rare opportunity to buy a good authentic pair of high quality silver mounted Neapolitan miquelet pistols from an Italian aristocratic family. Ref 9260.This is an antique weapon and is sold as a collectors item only. No Licence is required in the United Kingdom.
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