*Rare Matched Pair Wogdon & Barton Flintlock Dueling Pistols with Case London, circa 1813-19, steel octagonal barrel engraved with gold WOGDON & BARTON, highly decorated/engraved metal mounts with gold oval WOGDON & BARTON, checkered walnut stock, green baize lined mahogany case, fitted with compartments containing flints, lead shots, and tow; open wells with matched pair pistols, copper and brass powder flask, powder measure, bullet mold, screw driver with vent prick, mahogany bullet tamper, and brass-capped mahogany cleaning rod; the lid with label reading: BARTON, GUN MAKER, LATE WOGDON & BARTON, NO. 14, HAY MARKET, LONDON
Provenance: Estate of a southern gentleman
Other Notes: Nearly identical set with case part of the collection of Virginia Historical Society, once owned by John Randolph of Roanoke.
Case with wear, small nick and losses to baize lining. Pistols appear to be in very good condition (has not been fired); implements with wear consistent with use and age.
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