* H.W. MORTIMER & SON, LONDON A FINE CASED PAIR OF 28-BORE FLINTLOCK SAW-HANDLED DUELLING-PISTOLS, serial no. 1064, for between 1806-1812, with browned octagonal damascus barrels signed on the top-flat 'H.W. MORTIMER & SON, LONDON' over 'GUNMAKERS TO HIS MAJESTY', dove-tailed bronze fore-sights, engraved band and gold line at breech, platinum lined touch-hole, engraved top-tang with sighting groove and standing notch, flat border and trophy engraved locks signed below the rainproof pans 'H.W. MORTIMER & SON, 89 FLEET ST.T', engraved 'C' form cocks with sliding safes behind, engraved frizzens with roller springs, walnut saw-handled full-stocks with chequered flat-based grips, the pommels inset with engraved white-metal oval caps, spurred trigger guard bows, single set triggers, tool-ended ramrods and twin plain barrel wedges, both pistols remaining in good untouched condition with strong traces of finish and complete with their makers walnut storage case, lined and compartmented in coarse green baize, 'H.W. Mortimer & Son' parchment label inside lid and together with their original three-way flask, a miss-numbered mould, a stripping tool and loading rod.
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