A Very Fine Pair of Saw handled Flintlock Duelling Pistols by H. W. Mortimer & Co.

Stock Code: 8493

 A Very Fine Pair of Saw handled Flintlock Duelling Pistols by H. W. Mortimer & Co. 16 ½” overall,10” octagonal sighted 18 bore barrels, engraved ‘H.W Mortimer & Co London Gun Maker to His Majesty’, Gold inlayed palm branch on breaches with gold wheat ear line , barrel tangs engraved with acanthus , flat bolted lockplates with wheat ear border engraving, & H.W. Mortimer & Co, French cocks also border engraved en suit , gold touch holes and pans, frizzens with roller bearings to springs. Saw handled chequered walnut half stocks with silver fore ends, Left hand sde with silver ovals engraved ‘BB’ ,blued steel furniture comprising oval butt caps with rope borders, spurred trigger guards with trophy of arms to bows, pineapple finials, set triggers, plain baluster turned ramrod pipes, original ramrods with horn tips one with worm.

See Pistolets,Histoire,Technologie Et Modeles De 1550 A1915 by Adriano Sala pages 222,223

H. Lee Munson “The Mortimer Gunmakers” pp 172-8 pl. 274.

Harvey Walklate Mortimer (1753-1819) was appointed Gunmaker to George III in 1783. He was at 89 Fleet Street between 1782 and 1799 and was Contractor to the East India Company from 1796 until 1806. He retired in 1811 and died in 1819

C1805

Very good condition much original finish.

By tradition owed by Beau Brummell George Bryan "Beau" Brummell (7 June 1778 – 30 March 1840) was an iconic figure in Regency England and for many years the arbiter of men's fashion. At one time he was a close friend of the Prince Regent,

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