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Ref 3259. A rare Napoleonic era flintlock powder tester or Eprouvette. Circa 1750-1800. None Muzzleloader
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Andrew Bottomley Antique Arms & Armour. Mail Order Only. Established in 1968.
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£ 1,150

Ref 3259. A rare Napoleonic era flintlock powder tester or Eprouvette. Circa 1750-1800. None Muzzleloader

Pistol / Hand GunsMuzzleloaderUsed£ 1,150

Largest selection of genuine antique weapons for sale in UK. See our website andrewbottomley.com. Ref 3259. A rare 18th century Napoleonic era flintlock powder tester or Eprouvette, probably French or Italian. Circa 1750-1800. This is a genuine powder tester of the type used by early settlers and travellers during the 1750-1800 era. The measuring wheel is graduated from 1 to 12 and is engraved on the side of the wheel. A makers name is engraved on the lock-plate but unfortunately is not completely legible. (The signature looks like P. Franco Desvrais ? ) Some minor dings and scratches to the wooden grip otherwise in good condition and in working condition. Length 10 inches. A very rare item. Ref 3259. This is an obsolete antique item 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. Established 1968.

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SubcategoryMuzzleloader
ConditionUsed
Price£ 1,150
Sale typeTrade
MakeRef 3259. A rare Napoleonic era flintlock powder tester
CalibreNone
Modelor Eprouvette. Circa 1750-1800.
Antiqueyes
MechanismFlintlock
CertificateNo Licence
Your reference3259
Recommended UsageCollection item

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