Picture This III

A silver-mounted, walnut-stocked flintlock pistol by Royal Goldsmiths, Rundell, Bridge and Rundell, circa 1802.

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The London jewellers Rundell, Bridge and Rundell were established in 1755 and in 1797 the firm was awarded a Royal Warrant which they retained until their closure in 1843.

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About Jack Plane

Formerly from the UK, Jack is a retired antiques dealer and self-taught woodworker, now living in Australia.
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3 Responses to Picture This III

  1. burbidge says:

    It would almost be an honour to be shot with that!

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  2. Glen says:

    Ahhh, if only it was still in the family!! Funnily enough I have just been reading, ‘Royal Goldsmiths: The Art of Rundell and Bridge 1797 – 1843, which Lisa gave to me for my birthday…..it’s enough to make you drool in your scotch!

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