John Manton    Cased Pair Flintlock Duelling Pistols      .50 Calibre   


To distinguish between the two pistols of the pair, in each of the following pairs of photos, one pistol has its hammer down; the other is on half-cock safe.











10" full octagon, scratch-rifled, damascus-twist barrels with fixed sights,

platinum touch holes, gold bands at breech and with MANTON - LONDON

inlaid in flush gold letters on top flats. Checkered, round-grip, half-stocks

with horn forend tips, ebony ramrods, iron furniture, and keyed barrel

fasteners. Rope-border-engraved flintlock actions with half-cock sliding

safeties, rain-proof pans, and roller-bearing frizzens. Triggerguards

engraved with panoply of arms. Pineapple finials. Retaining 60% barrel

brown. Built 1808. Somewhat used condition, but sound. In original

mahogany case with unengraved circular carrying handle, three-way flask,

combination cleaning rod, and bullet mold numbered to the pistols. Interior

re-lined, but displaying original trade label with 6 Dover Street address.  $9995.



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