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131: French Percussion Gun and Dagger Cane-Mid 19th Cen

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French Percussion Gun and Dagger Cane-Mid 19th Century-A four barrel black powder pistol which is unique in that it cocks when it is removed from the shaft. When the trigger is depressed the cylinder slams backwards on a fixed firing recess and all barrels go off at once. Near the back of the cylinder are French makers marks. This is an exceptional example of this genre with an ivory handle with silver mounts on a, signed Paris Brevette silver collar, malacca shaft-H. 4 " x 5 ", Dagger 6", O.L. 33 -$5,000-$7,000


All canes in ths auction are in good condition.Condition reports are available . We also send out additional photos by email. If you would like additional info on any ivory, erotic, folk-art, sword, dress, political, Native American,Inuit,system, silver, gold, animals including dogs-bears-horses-parrot etc, and other canes please email us..
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Estimate $5,000 – $7,000
Starting Bid $3,500

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7:00 AM - Sep 26, 2009
Kimball M. Sterling Inc. TFL-1915


125 West Market Street
Johnson City, TN 37604
United States

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