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No 165. An exceptional pistol. France circa 1850. Low estimate: 3 200 USD. No 165. An exceptional pistol. France circa 1850. Low estimate: 3 200 USD.

Collectors and experts can look forward to both Italian and foreign guns of the highest craftsmanship. The catalogue features an exquisite pair of famous gunsmith Michele Lorenzoni, an ivory-studded pair of Master Matteo Acquafresca and an elegant repeating pistol from Berselli from Bologna.

Among the highlights of the auction include a rare French wheel-lock terzetta and elegant pistols from Germany and the UK. There are also rare military weapons ''Ordonnanzwaffen'' from the 18th and 19th centuries.

No 0152. A superb pair of flintlock pistols. Italy, Grand Duchy of Tuscany, late 17th century. Low estimate: 18 100 USD. No 0152. A superb pair of flintlock pistols. Italy, Grand Duchy of Tuscany, late 17th century. Low estimate: 18 100 USD.

No 0149. A superb pair of flintlock pistols. Italy, Grand Duchy of Tuscany, circa 1720. Low estimate: 39 600 USD. No 0149. A superb pair of flintlock pistols. Italy, Grand Duchy of Tuscany, circa 1720. Low estimate: 39 600 USD.

In addition, a collection of Russian silver weapons of excellent quality will be auctioned and rare oriental weapons of various types including rapiers, antique swords and daggers, headwear and helmets and Risorgimento sabres.

No 0057. A Shamshir. Russia (?), circa 1800. Low estimate: 20 400 USD. No 0057. A Shamshir. Russia (?), circa 1800. Low estimate: 20 400 USD.

No 0238. A rare and important dagger. Italy, Venice, circa 1740. Low estimate: 4 300 USD. No 0238. A rare and important dagger. Italy, Venice, circa 1740. Low estimate: 4 300 USD.

No 0133. A pair of flintlock pistols. France, circa 1800. Low estimate: 20 400 USD. No 0133. A pair of flintlock pistols. France, circa 1800. Low estimate: 20 400 USD.

No 0180. Two important cased revolvers. Belgium, circa 1865. Low estimate: 17 000 USD. No 0180. Two important cased revolvers. Belgium, circa 1865. Low estimate: 17 000 USD.

In addition to weapons, the auction also has two wonderful and important oil painting in its original frame, depicting the Battle of Waterloo.

No 0101. An oil painting. Itay/France, first half of 19th century. Low estimate: 13 600 USD. No 0101. An oil painting. Itay/France, first half of 19th century. Low estimate: 13 600 USD.

 

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