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˜ A PAIR OF 20 BORE FLINTLOCK LIVERY PISTOLS BY ISAAC BARBER, NEWARK, LONDON PROOF MARKS, LATE 18TH

˜ A PAIR OF 20 BORE FLINTLOCK LIVERY PISTOLS BY ISAAC BARBER, NEWARK, LONDON PROOF MARKS, LATE 18TH CENTURY with rebrowned barrels formed in two stages, engraved moulded medians, octagonal breeches inscribed ‘Newark’, struck with proof marks and the barrelsmith’s mark on the left, engraved tangs incorporating the back-sights, stepped bevelled border-engraved locks signed in script beneath the pan (steels refaced, engraving rubbed), figured full stocks, swelling flat-sided butts, brass trigger-guards engraved with a rococo flower and border ornament on the bow, early wooden ramrods with iron worms and ivory and horn tips, 20.1 cm barrels Provenance Bonhams, Knightsbridge, 26th November 2014, lot 588 Isaac Barber (1750 - 1828) was the son of Peter, a gunsmith, and Sarah. He worked in partnership with Joseph Boaler 1804-16 and died in Newark 26th February 1828, age 77 years leaving an estate estimated around £12,000.

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˜ A PAIR OF 20 BORE FLINTLOCK LIVERY PISTOLS BY ISAAC BARBER, NEWARK, LONDON PROOF MARKS, LATE 18TH

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