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Pair of Breechloading Percussion Rifled Dueling Pistols

A work made of walnut and steel.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of walnut and steel.


c. 1850


Beatus Beringer
French, Paris and Saint-Etienne

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Applied Arts of Europe


Pair of Breechloading Percussion Rifled Dueling Pistols


Paris (Object made in)

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Made 1840–1860


Walnut and steel


Overall l. 40.5 cm (15 7/8 in.) Barrel L. 21.5 cm (8 1/2 in.) Caliber .45 Wt. 2 lb. 10 oz. (each)

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George F. Harding Collection

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