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Pair of Flintlock Duelling Pistols

Simeon North
(American, Middletown, Connecticut, 1765–1852)

Date: ca. 1815–20
Geography: Middletown, Connecticut
Culture: American, Middletown, Connecticut
Medium: Steel, engraved and inlaid with gold; silver, wood, horn
Dimensions: L. of each, 15 3/4 in. (40.01 cm); barrel L. of each, 10 in. (25.4 cm); Cal. of each, .56 in. (14.2 mm); Wt. of 96.5.36, 2 lb. 2 oz. (964 g); Wt. of 96.5.149, 2 lb. (907 g)
Classification: Firearms-Pistols
Credit Line: John Stoneacre Ellis Collection, Gift of Mrs. Ellis and Augustus Van Horne Ellis, 1896
Accession Number: 96.5.36, .149

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