AUGUST FRANCOTTE PERCUSSION DUELING PISTOLS MADE FOR JOSE LOPEZ, DICTATOR OF COLOMBIA CIRCA 1850!
Guns International #: 100038064 Seller's Inventory #: 3127
Category: Antique Pistols - Percussion - Dueling Pistols
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Seller: George Lander
Company: THE LAND COMPANY
Member Since: 1/1/08
First Name: George
Last Name: Lander
State: South Carolina
Country: United States
Phone: (803) 240-3271
Number of Active Listings: 75
Total Number of Listings: 279
Seller: Private Seller
Return Policy: 3 day inspection and return policy on used guns.
Payment Types Accepted: personal, business, cashier's check or money order
I AM IN THE PROCESS OF LIQUIDATING MY 50+ YEAR ANTIQUE FIREARMS COLLECTION ! I HAVE AN EXTREMELY RARE MATCHED PAIR OF AUGUST FRANCOTTE PERCUSSION DUELING PISTOLS SN 3127. SN engraved on bottom of each barrel. Cal .36. Smooth bore. 10 7/8 inch octagonal barrels with false breeches. Minute blade rear sight. Rear sight screw for elevated sights and equally minute blade front sight on dovetailed steel base. Top of each barrel inscribed "A. FRANCOTTE A LIEGE FAIR POUR JOSE LOPEZ" WHO WAS THE DICTATOR / LEADER OF COLOMBIA SOUTH AMERICA CIRCA 1850! Locks, barrel breeches, and trigger guards engraved in finely detailed English style scrollwork. Fluted and carved select walnut stocks. Mountings of steel. Including spurred triggerguards and faceted butt plates with turned gothic finals.
Distinguished Liege Belgium Gunmakers to the King of Belgium, Presented to Jose' Lopez circa 1850-1860 who was a Columbian president/dictator circa 1850.
Price: Make me your best offer !
Model: Dueling Pistols
Serial Number: NVSN
Condition: Extremely Good
Metal Condition: Even Patina Overall
Wood Condition: Fine
Bore Condition: Fine
Barrel Type: Part Octagon Flueted
Manufacture Date: 1850
Engraving: Hand Engraved