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ENGLISH ANTIQUE TAP ACTION FLINT LOCK PISTOL BY IMPORTANT AND VERY DESIRABLE MAKER DURS EGG.
A very attractive and extremely high quality double barrel tap action pistol by the famous and highly collectible London gun maker Durs Egg, antique Guns from this important maker are in the top museums and also the Royal collection.The flint lock and the tap action are both still in perfect working order as is the drop down trigger.The case is engraved with the typical shield and crossed lances design with floral decoration and it is also engraved with the makers details, D.EGG LONDON.The gun is fitted with a sliding safety lock. The high quality wooden grip is in fine condition. Durs Egg was listed as a London gun maker from 1772 until his death in 1831. Size just under 6 inches or 14cm. [Condition: Exc++]