2 Duelling replica Flintlock Pistols Circa 1809

2 Duelling replica Flintlock Pistols Circa 1809

£109.95

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Here we have a pair of Circa 1809 French design replica duelling Flintlock pistols they would have been manufactured in matching pairs to only be used in a duel. They were often flint lock single shot or percussion black powder pistols which fired a lead ball. They were made in identical pairs to put the duellists on an even footing they would have been pre-loaded and would have been checked at the beginning of the duel by an independent adjudicator to confirm they were both identical.  The duel was based upon a code of honour, they were fought not so much to kill the opponent as to gain “satisfaction”, that is to restore ones honour by demonstrating a willingness to risk ones life for it. Usually reserved for the male members of nobility. However in the modern ere, it extended to those of the upper classes. From the early 17th centenary duels were made legal but they still continued for many many decades after to settle disputes and restore ones honour. Beautifully handcrafted with elm wood and ornamented with steel and a solid brass barrel.

Material: Steel, hard wood and brass

Weight: 1.14kg

For all UK orders on our website ( apart from mirrors which are specially made for you in the UK), we are happy to offer you a 14 day money-back guarantee on all unused goods with their original packaging within 14 days of the date of dispatch. If the return is required as a result of our error, there is no collection charge. In other circumstances, you will be required to cover the cost of the return carriage and the original delivery charge (even when original delivery may have been free of charge). In the case of bulky or heavy furniture items, this cost may be higher than the original delivery charge.
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shop location: 5 Westbourne arcade, Bournemouth, Dorset, BH4 9AY

Contact number: 01202 760566 /  07502000948

Email: info@scape-west.co.uk

It’s our aim to get your goods to you as soon as possible.  Please refer to delivery lead times below for your purchases:

  • Small/standard items – aim to deliver within 5 working days
  • In stock furniture items – aim to deliver within 14 days
  • Most of our mirrors are made to order and can be delivered within 10-12 weeks
  • Out of stock items 4 – 14 weeks (We will be able to advise you by email of the estimated arrival time of any item you are interested in ordering before you place your order).
  • Mixed Items – in stock – All items delivered together within 1-4 weeks.

If you need an item for a specific deadline, please let us know and we will do our best to meet your schedule.

Please note that during the current lockdown, it might take longer to deliver your item. Please email us at info@scape-west.co.uk for further information first before you place your order. If you prefer to speak to us on the phone, please call 07502000948 during the day time. 

As a non-essential shop, we are closed during the lockdown, so no one is there to answer your call if you call our landline number.

Description

Here we have a pair of Circa 1809 French design replica duelling Flintlock pistols they would have been manufactured in matching pairs to only be used in a duel. They were often flint lock single shot or percussion black powder pistols which fired a lead ball. They were made in identical pairs to put the duellists on an even footing they would have been pre-loaded and would have been checked at the beginning of the duel by an independent adjudicator to confirm they were both identical.  The duel was based upon a code of honour, they were fought not so much to kill the opponent as to gain “satisfaction”, that is to restore ones honour by demonstrating a willingness to risk ones life for it. Usually reserved for the male members of nobility. However in the modern ere, it extended to those of the upper classes. From the early 17th centenary duels were made legal but they still continued for many many decades after to settle disputes and restore ones honour. Beautifully handcrafted with elm wood and ornamented with steel and a solid brass barrel.

Material: Steel, hard wood and brass

Weight: 1.14kg

For all UK orders on our website ( apart from mirrors which are specially made for you in the UK), we are happy to offer you a 14 day money-back guarantee on all unused goods with their original packaging within 14 days of the date of dispatch. If the return is required as a result of our error, there is no collection charge. In other circumstances, you will be required to cover the cost of the return carriage and the original delivery charge (even when original delivery may have been free of charge). In the case of bulky or heavy furniture items, this cost may be higher than the original delivery charge.
For more details click here.

shop location: 5 Westbourne arcade, Bournemouth, Dorset, BH4 9AY

Contact number: 01202 760566 /  07502000948

Email: info@scape-west.co.uk

It’s our aim to get your goods to you as soon as possible.  Please refer to delivery lead times below for your purchases:

  • Small/standard items – aim to deliver within 5 working days
  • In stock furniture items – aim to deliver within 14 days
  • Most of our mirrors are made to order and can be delivered within 10-12 weeks
  • Out of stock items 4 – 14 weeks (We will be able to advise you by email of the estimated arrival time of any item you are interested in ordering before you place your order).
  • Mixed Items – in stock – All items delivered together within 1-4 weeks.

If you need an item for a specific deadline, please let us know and we will do our best to meet your schedule.

Please note that during the current lockdown, it might take longer to deliver your item. Please email us at info@scape-west.co.uk for further information first before you place your order. If you prefer to speak to us on the phone, please call 07502000948 during the day time. 

As a non-essential shop, we are closed during the lockdown, so no one is there to answer your call if you call our landline number.