Catalogue Auction Information Arms & Armour Auction(#270617) 27/06/2017 10:00 AM GMT CLOSED Lot 23 of 399: A cased pair of French 40-bore percussion target pistols by Carbonnier of Fontenay, 10inch sighted octagonal barrels signed CARBONNIER ARQR A FONTENAY, border and scroll engraved stepped locks, recoloured, half stocks deeply carved with foliage at the fore-ends, steel mounts, to include spur trigger guards and castellated butts, fluted wooden grips, contained in their red velvet lined close fitted case complete with commensurate accessories to include mallet, mould, flask, oil bottle, cap pot, t Click image to enlarge PreviousNext Lot closed - Winning bid:£2,100 () Estimate: £1,800 - £2,200 Remove from watchlist Add to watchlist Ask a question Arms & Armour Auction(#270617) 27/06/2017 10:00 AM GMT CLOSED Description Description: A cased pair of French 40-bore percussion target pistols by Carbonnier of Fontenay, 10inch sighted octagonal barrels signed CARBONNIER ARQR A FONTENAY, border and scroll engraved stepped locks, recoloured, half stocks deeply carved with foliage at the fore-ends, steel mounts, to include spur trigger guards and castellated butts, fluted wooden grips, contained in their red velvet lined close fitted case complete with commensurate accessories to include mallet, mould, flask, oil bottle, cap pot, turnscrew, loading and cleaning rod. 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