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    Isaac Riviere, London 20 Bore, Officer’s Percussion Pistols With Damascus Barrels, Captive Ramrods & A 20 Bore/gauge Muzzleloader

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    Isaac Riviere, London 20 Bore, Officer’s Percussion Pistols With Damascus Barrels, Captive Ramrods & A Pistol / Hand Guns
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    • Isaac Riviere, London 20 Bore, Officer’s Percussion Pistols With Damascus Barrels, Captive Ramrods & A 20 Bore/gauge  Muzzleloader
    • Isaac Riviere, London 20 Bore, Officer’s Percussion Pistols With Damascus Barrels, Captive Ramrods & A 20 Bore/gauge  Muzzleloader for sale in United Kingdom
    • Isaac Riviere, London 20 Bore, Officer’s Percussion Pistols With Damascus Barrels, Captive Ramrods & A 20 Bore/gauge  Muzzleloader for sale

    RARE, QUALITY, MINT, Cased, Victorian C1824 English Isaac Riviere, London, 20 Bore, Officer’s Percussion Pistols With Damascus Barrels, Captive Ramrods & Accessories. Sn 15348 - 15348

    Isaac Riviere (1781-1841) and his sons Henry and Augustus were London based gunsmiths operating from premises at Oxford Street, Piccadilly, Union Street, Bedford Street & Barclay Square between 1809 & 1866 (see page 198 of British Gunmakers Vol 1 by Brown). Riviere made made pistols of fine design and workmanship. Riviere spanned the flintlock / percussion era and patented his percussion locks in 1825. This is a superb matching pair of Officer’s percussion pistols by Riviere made C1824 before he patented his locks. The pistols are in mint condition with all original walnut stocks with chequered grips and inset void silver escutcheons, 7” Damascus steel barrels with flat tops & best quality tooled foliate decorated action tang, breech top, trigger guards with extended tangs and finials, action plates & heavy dolphin hammers. The side plates of each pistol are crisply signed by the manufacturer ‘Riviere’. The top of each barrel is crisply marked ‘London’. Both pistols are complete with their original captive steel ram rods, have small post fore sights and fixed rear sights. The barrels of each pistol are smoothbore. The bores are pristine and have the appearance of never been fired. Their firing actions work perfectly as they should. The pistols are complete with their original Mahogany case. The case with hinged lid has its original hook fasteners and lock with key. The inside of the lid has an excellent original Riviere trade label. The interior of the case is lined in green felt and has compartments contoured to snugly fit the pistols and their accessories which include a heavy copper and brass powder flask marked by the manufacturer ‘Dixon & Sons (the flask has 2 hinged covers at the base, one for storing moulded ball ammunition, 4 lead balls are contained in this internal magazine, the other for storing small lead shot or percussion caps), a tin of wadding patches, the tin is numbered ‘25’, a brass tipped wood ram / cleaning rod with brass attachments, a wood handled tool and wood loading hammer. The case comes with its soft velvet bag cover with draw string top in which the cased pistols were found. The price for this quality made pair of cased pistols, rare to find in this outstanding condition includes UK delivery. NB as antique percussion weapons no licence is required to own these pistols in the UK if retained as part of a collection or display. Sn 15348
    £4,950.00
    £ 4,950
    Category:Pistol / Hand Guns
    Subcategory:Muzzleloader
    Condition:Used - Mint condition
    Price:£ 4,950
    Sale type:Trade
    Make:Isaac Riviere, London
    Calibre:20 Bore/gauge
    Model:20 Bore, Officer’s Percussion Pistols With Damascus Barrels, Captive Ramrods & A
    Manufactured Year:c.1824
    Antique:yes
    Certificate:No Licence - Antique/Obsolete Calibre - Section 58 (2) Firearms Act 1968
    Barrel length:7 inches
    Your reference:15348
    Gun Status:Activated
    Recommended Usage:Collection item
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    Isaac Riviere, London 20 Bore, Officer’s Percussion Pistols With Damascus Barrels, Captive Ramrods & A 20 Bore/gauge  Muzzleloader
    Isaac Riviere, London 20 Bore, Officer’s Percussion Pistols With Damascus Barrels, Captive Ramrods & A 20 Bore/gauge Muzzleloader
    £ 4,950
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