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Cased Pair of Flintlock Pistols with Accessories

Lock maker: François Pirmet
(French, Paris, recorded 1779–1818)

Mount maker: Silver mounts hallmarked by Nicolas Noël Boutet (French, Versailles and Paris, 1761–1833)
Date: ca. 1810
Geography: Paris
Culture: French, Paris
Medium: Steel, blued and damascened with gold; walnut; silver; tortoiseshell; mahogany; velvet
Dimensions: L. of each pistol, 15 1/4 in. (38.74 cm); L. of each barrel, 9 3/8 in. (23.8 cm); Cal. of barrel 28.196.1a, .48 in. (12 mm); Cal. of barrel 28.196.1b, .49 in. (12 mm); Wt. of each pistol, 2 lb. 5 oz. (1050 g)
Classification: Firearms
Credit Line: Rogers Fund, 1928
Accession Number: 28.196.1a, b, .2a–l

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