Horst Held = Antique Handguns

e-mail held@ectisp.net
541 Lynnie Pennie Lane Midlothian, Texas 76065

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Stckel: "Nicolas No l Boutet, Versailles, 1761 - 1833 - Arquebusier de sa Majesty"

























gun maker for the king, specialist in producing luxury weapons.
A pair of flintlock pistols with 7" octagonal barrels with inscription "Boutet Directeur & Artiste", three master stamps and gold decoration near breech, the lock with MANUFRE VERSAILLES", all steel furniture with different motifs engraved, full shafted with crisp  checkered  grip, flared with steel butt cap, man-stopping caliber .68 smooth bore. The pistols are in excellent condition. Also the green inlaid case in excellent condition containing all original accessories.
A set deserving and representing the name BOUTET.     not for sale

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