French Swivel Barrel Flintlock Holster Pistol (AH4506)

French Swivel Barrel Flintlock Holster Pistol. Lock signed “G. Desilier” Giles Desilier is listed in Stockel as working in Paris from 1700 to 1735. This is a double barrel .60 caliber swivel breech holster pistol. Barrel length is 12 7/8” and overall length 20 ¼”. Buttcap is the “long ear” type with grotesque mask on buttcap. Behind the upper tang there is a brass floral motif inlay with a figure of a man in Roman helmet and cape. Left side of stock is stylized creature with rococco floral sprays. Gun is in very good plus overall condition. Barrels have a thinning blue. Note: the barrels have been extended 4 ¾”. The extension was very well done. Very fine French Flintlock and rare in this size with swivel barrel feature. Note: barrel swivels by pulling back on the trigger guard.

Price:
$5,500.00
Item Number:
AH4506
Weight:
0.00 LBS
French Swivel Barrel Flintlock Holster Pistol. Lock signed “G. Desilier” Giles Desilier is listed in Stockel as working in Paris from 1700 to 1735. This is a double barrel .60 caliber swivel breech holster pistol. Barrel length is 12 7/8” and overall length 20 ¼”. Buttcap is the “long ear” type with grotesque mask on buttcap. Behind the upper tang there is a brass floral motif inlay with a figure of a man in Roman helmet and cape. Left side of stock is stylized creature with rococco floral sprays. Gun is in very good plus overall condition. Barrels have a thinning blue. Note: the barrels have been extended 4 ¾”. The extension was very well done. Very fine French Flintlock and rare in this size with swivel barrel feature. Note: barrel swivels by pulling back on the trigger guard.

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