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Northern Italian (Brescia) flintlock pistol, signed Ponsino Borgogno, ca. 1730-50, rare.

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Northern Italian (Brescia) flintlock pistol, signed Ponsino Borgogno, ca. 1730-50, rare.
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Northern Italian (Brescia) flintlock pistol, signed Ponsino Borgogno, ca. 1730-50, rare. 681 grams; 16" long. Choice piece in perfect working order and very ornate, with brass sights on elegantly engraved round steel barrel, steel lock with maker name and city engraved thereon, steel trigger guard and buttplate with floral design that includes female figures, light wooden stock with possibly original ramrod, once of the fanciest and best-preserved flintlock pistols we have seen, appealing to the most discerning of collectors. Pedigreed to our Auction #9, with original lot-tag #2080.