A fine cased pair of Travelling Pistols by Staudenmayer

Stock Code: 8405

 A fine cased pair of Travelling Pistols by Staudenmayer. London, No. 1485, 12” overall, 6 ¼” octagonal 20 bore sighted barrels engraved STAUDENMAYER, LONDON, with scratch rifling, signed on the upper flat and inlaid with a platinum line, engraved breech tang, fitted with standing back-sight. Flat stepped border and foliate engraved side locks, engraved STAUDENMAYER, LONDON, with push-on safety, swan necked cocks with semi waterproof pans, engraved steel mounts including trigger-guard decorated with a trophy-of-arms and pineapple finals and later fitted spurs. Figured walnut full stocks with chequered rounded butts, with ramrod-pipe and horn tipped ramrods. Contained in their original oak case with brass lifting handle and two hooks The hinged lid bearing the glued in Trade Card for J. Wilkinson and Son. Lined with green baize, with some accessories including copper and brass pistol flask, turn screw, bullet mound and loading rod

. Circa 1815, spurs added about 1835 by Wilkinson who then added his card to the case lid.

Pistols in good condition some finish to the trigger guards

Samuel Henry Staudenmayer former apprentice of John Manton, Gunmaker, 35 Jermyn Street., 1799; 35 Cockspur Street 1802- 14; 35 Cockspur Street 1814-25. Gunmaker to the Prince of Wales and Duke of York:

See Blackmore. H.L., A Dictionary of London Gunmakers 1350- 1850, page 184.

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Price: £9,995.00

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