A very attractive pair of brass barrelled holster pistols with silver mounts: barrels of Spanish form, marked London. The steel locks with swan neck cocks are marked Pratt, silver mounts throughout marked to Charles Freeth, Birmingham 1771.
Condition: the pistols are crisp throughout, silver mounts have had some serious tarnish in the past, but are not severely worn. Stocks are clean with few small marks and dents.
Antique for both Export and UK.
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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: firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone 01844 278139 to discuss any transaction or interest.