A superb pair of 20 bore silver mounted Holster Pistols by Valentin Marr of Copenhagen, Gunmaker to the Royal Danish Court, circa 1740. The mounts finely engraved overall, long eared butt caps decorated ensuite, carved silver sidenail plates, ornate silver escutcheons with owner’s crests, the barrels with carved breeches on a gold ground. Quite plain signed locks, Swan Neck Cocks and Semi Rainproof pans, full stocks with shell and foliage carving to tangs and forends and original horn tipped Ramrod.
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George Yannaghas, the Principal of Arian Trading, has been collecting and dealing in Fine Arms both Antiques, Classic Collectors long arms and pistols, game guns and their accessories for over half a century. Arian Trading continues to operate in the field of Fine Antiques Arms and Armour, Classic Pistols and Revolvers, Vintage and Collectors Rifles and Game Guns. We try to find items that collectors treasure which are of a high standard of quality, rarity and desirability, something which is becoming increasingly hard as good supplies come less to the market. We are always interested in obtaining as well as selling fine things. We can be contacted by email: email@example.com or telephone 01844 278139 to discuss any transaction or interest.