Horst Held   =   Antique Handguns

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541 Lynnie Pennie Lane              Midlothian, Texas 76065

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Franz Ulrich, Bern
circa 1779 - 1845, worked from 1804 - 1812 in Bern, and in 1812 he took over as the technical leader of the Württembergische arms factory in Oberndorf, which later became  Mauser.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

F. Ulrich, Bern, marked pair of target / dueling pistols, caliber .50 flintlock, 9" octagonal browned barrel with dovetail front sight and name inscribed on top, fine grooved rifling, the breech with rear sight and golden ring at the end of the barrel. The locks are in excellent condition with strong springs and a golden touchhole. , full stock with checkered grip and flared engraved butt with decorated cap, set trigger, under barrel ram rod for loading. A high condition pair. It comes with bullet mold, powder flask, mallet and rod in a case, which I presume is younger than the pistols. In the case are original targets which are dated 1909.
An outstanding set    $22,500.

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