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Le Page Frères

Le Page à Paris, Støckel: Henry Lepage 1793 - 1854, son of Jean Lepage, arquebusier du Roi (Louis XVIII, Charles X and Louis Philippe) receives silver medals.

LE  PAGE ARQ.ER DE ROI gold inlaid on top of the octagonal Damascus barrel with dovetailed front sight, caliber 13mm. Nipple sockets with gold-inlaid foliage, barrels and tangs with gold-inlaid numbering "1" and "2". Engraved locks with gold inlaid, repeated signature, single set triggers. Frog mount with number "3246" and year cipher "A1830". Slightly carved stocks made from beautifully grained walnut with finely engraved steel furniture. Length of each pistol 37 cm. Both pistols are repaired.
In a walnut case with brass edges, the lid with an inlaid brass plaque. comes with the original key. The interior lined with green velvet and red, gold-embossed leather. Golden manufacturer's embossing "Le Page, Arquebusier du Roi à Paris" inside the lid. Comprehensive accessories, consisting of an engraved bullet mold, a powder flask, a ramrod and a cleaning rod, a loading mallet, a combined screwdriver with nipple wrench, a patch can and a powder gauge. Dimensions 43 * 27.5 * 9 cm.     sold





the wedge on the barrel fits into the multi-purpose tool to screw the barrel in or out




LE PAGE A PARIS marked pair of muff pistols, caliber .44 percussion, 1½" round turn-off-barrel, the metal kept in the white and is polished bright, the hammer is checkered, nicely engraved including the folding trigger, crisp checkered ebony grips with floral pattern near breech. No serial #. Liège proofed, like often made there and sold from the Paris shop. The pair are in good working order with strong springs and in very fine condition.
In a brass accented rosewood veneered case with blue velvet lined French cut interior, with spaces for the pistols, a combination bullet mold with barrel wrench, an ebony cap box and a pair of lidded compartments.
A decorative and desirable set !   sold


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