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G. Pepper, Dublin
Støckel: G. Pepper, Dublin, Ireland, circa 1750 - 1800,

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

a pair of Irish flintlock pocket pistols by George Pepper Dublin, each 5½" long, caliber .50 smooth bore, barrel marked on sighting flat G. Pepper Dublin and mandatory Irish Police Registry marks T-Y 4729 and T-Y 4730. Platinum-lined touch holes. Engraved breeches. Engraved and sighted tangs. Swivel ramrods. Signed locks with roller-mounted springs, sliding safeties and engraved with borders and foliage. Engraved trigger guards with pineapple finials. Full walnut stocks with checkered grips and unmarked silver wrist escutcheons.
Barrels with grey metal showing slight Damascus pattern, clear engraving and patches of light pitting. Locks and furniture with smooth, dark grey patina. Sound stocks showing numerous light marks, one with small chip at left side fore-end missing. The pair are in good working order and very good condition.    $4,500.

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