RARE FRENCH NAPOLEONIC 1st EMPIRE LEPAGE SIDE X SIDE FLINTLOCK PISTOL:
In fair overall condition and in need of expert restoration. 12 ½ inch overall length. 6 5/8th inch barrels. 18mm caliber. Very good metal bearing a brown age patina throughout with some very fine oxidation on barrels. Excellent action on the left side while the right side shows a weak main spring. Good barrel markings (See photos). Good original checkered walnut grips with a couple of stress cracks and a missing sliver on the front right side section. The bores seem very good with superfine hairline rifling. A very rare French pistol manufactured by one of the most prestigious gun makers of all time!
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