Largest selection of genuine antique weapons for sale in UK, visit our website andrewbottomley.com. Ref 9279. A fine pair of mid-18th century French silver Mounted flintlock Pistols made by Pierre Peyret of Paris. PIERRE PEYRET worked in St. Ettiene outside Paris from around 1712 - 1770. The lock makers name "HARLAND A SALINS" engraved on both lock-plates. The gun-makers name Pierre Peyret engraved in gold on top of each barrel. The blued barrels also inlaid on top with some gold inlaid decoration including birds. Overall length of each pistol is 14 inches. The stocks with two very minor age cracks (please see photos). The barrels aprox 8.5 inches long. The pistols are both fitted with very fine silver mounts including pierced and worked sideplates, silver trigger guards, silver forend pipes and unusualy fine silver butt-caps in the form of eagle's heads. The trigger guards and butt-caps both stamped with French silver assay marks. Very finely chequered grips. The sideplates appear to have been gilded at some time, otherwise the silver work is completely undamaged. Both actions are in good working order. A rare opportunity to buy a good authentic pair of high quality silver mounted French pistols from a well known maker. Very good condition. Ref 9279.This is an antique weapon and is sold as a collectors item only. No Licence is required in the United Kingdom. If you wish to purchase this item please visit our website andrewbottomley.com where you can pay by credit/debit card or bank transfer at no extra charge. Established 1968.