A fine pair of silver inlaid box-lock pistols

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Date: Circa 1785

A pair of silver inlaid 54 bore box-lock pistols by Elston of Doncaster, the walnut butts inlaid with silver wire, with sliding trigger guard safety catches.
8" overall length, the turn off barrels with tower proof marks.
Abraham Elston is recorded between 1783 and 1793

Origin: England