April 13, 2019 09:00 AM EDT Downingtown, PA


Cased pair of British percussion dueling pistols

Cased pair of British H. W. Mortimer percussion dueling pistols, approximately .60 caliber, with three gold inlay bands on barrel with a gold makers medallion, nicely checkered walnut stocks with bag grips terminating in a shell carving, the locks inscribed in script H. W. Mortimer, with scroll engraving on barrel tang and trigger guard which has a gold inlaid escutcheon, inscribed Willing, the trigger guard with an engraved pineapple finial, in a fitted walnut case, bearing the original Mortimer label, a leather powder flask, cleaning rod, lead balls and percussion caps, 10" octagonal barrels.


Good overall condition, both barrels turning brown, handling marks to stocks, gun #1 lacking the ram rod, 3" crack in forestock at barrel pin, case missing bullet mold.

Estimate: $3,000 - $4,000
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