France - LAVAL - St. Etienne - TRAVELING - Percussion - PAIR TRAVELING PISTOLS IN CASE

Description
France - LAVAL - St. Etienne - TRAVELING - Percussion - PAIR TRAVELING PISTOLS IN CASE
Good - 1855 - Barrel is Smoothbore - Not deactivated

Pair of French Travelling pistols 1860 , in case. Steel barrels , slightly "tromblonné", in is end, eight fold, garrisons w/ same decors . Checkered Walnut stocks in good condition. Wooden rods . St Étienne proof mark (down barrel left side) locks working fine in the two positions, signed LAVAL Á ST. ÉTIENNE.

LAVAL J.M. Gun maker active á St. Étienne around 1855.High quality gun smith at St. Étienne specialized in pistols.Exposed high quality pistols in the Paris Universal Exposition in 1855.


In a Mahogany wooden case, brass possession scutcheon , not used ( consolidated crack on top); with key ( this is not is original case). Interior lined with velvet "Bordeaux", compartmentalized, containing: Apocryphal( vintage) Brass powder ;apocryphal box, brass, unmarked for fulminant; Vintage steel mold ;apocryphal screwdriver with rosewood handle.

Length: 29 cm each (pistol).
Dim .: 7 x 35 x 26 cm (case).
caliber 15 mm
Total weight: +- 3 Kg

Lot details
Country of manufacture
France
Manufacturer/ Maker
LAVAL
Model
St. Etienne
Weapon Type
PAIR TRAVELING PISTOLS IN CASE
Firing mechanism
Percussion
Sub-type
TRAVELING
Certified Deactivation
Not deactivated
Condition
Good
Year of Manufacture
1855
Barrel Rifling
Barrel is Smoothbore
Material
WOOD AND STEEL
Overall Length
29 cm
Barrel/ blade length
15 cm
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