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John Gunderson Antique Militaria
Fancy carved Flobert parlor pistol - $225.00

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Fancy carved Flobert parlor pistol. Marked on top of barrel "FLOBERT INVENTEUR BIE" and ELG* proof on left side of barrel. 9" fancy fluted octagon barrel, about 15" overall, about .22" bore. Metal parts are nicely engraved with an attractive plumb patina and some original blue, mixing with uncleaned light storage rust. Stock is fine grained and beautifully carved with attractive original finish showing light handling marks and a break in the area of the triggerguard and action. Hammer is broken off. Appears to be mechanically good, sold as a collector item only, not warranted safe to shoot.