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Fine Modern & Antique Arms - December 2020

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Sale A1220 Lot 456

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A PAIR OF .650 FLINTLOCK BRASS-BARRELLED OFFICER'S PISTOLS SIGNED 'A.W. SPIES, LONDON', no visible serial numbers,
circa 1825, Birmingham made for the U.S. market, with brass octagonal 9in. barrels, the top-flats signed 'LONDON', Birmingham proofs, engraved band at breech, engraved iron top-tangs, flat, borderline engraved locks with stepped tails, signature 'A.W. SPIES' below the plain pans, roller frizzen springs, walnut full-stocks with smooth grips, brass furniture including domed pommel-caps and probable original brass mounted wood ramrod (frozen)

Other Notes: A.W. Spies were a famous New-York gun-makers and sword-cutlers who bought in many Birmingham trade guns signed 'London'. They traded from 1823-1860.

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Estimate £3,500-4,500




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