Fantastic PAIR of Turkish or Greek Silver Gilt Stocked Miquelet Kubur Flint Pistols
A Fantastic PAIR of Antique Turkish or Greek Silver Gilt Stocked Miquelet Kubur Flint Pistols, circa. 1790-1820. Earlier 10.25" Italian barrels with inlaid silver band on top of breech, 'BECALOSI FRANSINI E FEBRARI' engraved on the top flat. Miquelet flint locks. Exquisite silver gilt full stocks in near new condition with areas of age tarnish; grotesque face masks on the butts. Both pistols are in their original flintlock configuration. 17.25" overall length. Both are in good mechanical working order and are worthy of any Museum collection. Exceptional...
Note: this form of pistol is known to originate in Turkish Regions/Ottoman Empire; Greece, Balkans, Albania, Bosnia, Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, and Serbia.
The Balkans is known to have been the most prolific pistol producing region of the Ottoman Empire.
Consignment - CDK1