A fine and rare pair of silver mounted cannon barrelled pistols with side mounted cocks and frizzens, grotesque mask butt caps by Hadley of Birmingham and so marked. Circa 1770.
Condition: Birmingham marked pistols are quite unusual, these are in crisp condition for their age with little wear to the barrels or furniture.
Antique for both Export and UK.
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