A PAIR OF RESTORED 25-BORE FLINTLOCK 'QUEEN ANNE' PISTOLS, no visible serial numbers,
circa 1765, with turn-off tapering 5 1/4in. cannon barrels (one heavily cleaned with loss to detail, the other possibly replaced), traces of London proofs, the top of breech-blocks signed 'GRIFFIN', the undersides 'BOND ST LONDON' (all rubbed), typical side-cock boxlock actions with recumbent 'L' shaped frizzen springs (one cock, both frizzens and one spring replaced), walnut butts with bag-shaped grips (both possibly replaced), white metal rococo escutcheons at wrist, white metal martial trophy sideplates and grotesque mask butt-caps, both trigger guards replaced
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