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SGT MAJOR EDWARD COTTONS WATERLOO MUSEUM PISTOL FROM THE FIELD OF WATERLOO

BRITISH NEW LAND PATTERN FLINTLOCK CAVALRY PISTOL RECOVERED FROM THE FIELD OF WATERLOO BY SGT MAJOR EDWARD COTTON & DISPLAYED IN HIS MUSEUM COLLECTION & ONE OF SEVERAL BRITISH PISTOLS IN HIS COLLECTION THIS ONE RETAINING ITS SCARCE ORIGINAL MUSEUM TAG IN COTTONS HAND STATING – – BRITISH CAVALRY PISTOL FROM THE FIELD OF WATERLOO – – E. COTTON – THE BACK HAVING THE ITEM NUMBER 64 WHICH IS SHOWN IN THE PHOTO OF HIS SALE CATALOUGE
ALSO RETAINING ITS SULLY COLLECTION LABEL WHO PROBABLY PURCHASED THIS FROM THE COTTON COLLECTION AUCTION SALE IN 1909 WHEN THE COLLECTION WAS SOLD BY COTTONS NIECES WHO COULD NO LONGER CONTINUE WITH THE VENTURE
THE LABEL STATES – – pistolet de cavalerie legere anglaise provenant d un champs de bataille de waterloo – musee cotton 1909 – collection jeanne sully fontainebleau
HEAVILY PITTED OVERALL – THE LOCK IS LOOSE ONE END – THE HAMMER & FRIZZEN MOVE BUT THE HAMMER NO LONGER HOLDS IN POSITION
THIS WAS ON DISPLAY IN THE BROADSTAIRS WATERLOO MUSEUM COLLECTION 1987 – 1999
WE WERE FRIENDS OF THE OWNER/CURATOR AND HAD KNOW HIM FOR SOME YEARS AND AS WE HELPED WITH THE SETTING UP OF THE MUSEUM OVER FOUR YEARS AND HAD CONTINUOUS INPUT THROUGHOUT UNTILL DEACCESSIONED WE HAD FIRST OFFER ON THE MUSEUM CONTENTS AND MANY WEAPONS / RELICS ETC WE AQUIRED HAVE BEEN IN STORAGE SINCE AND DUE TO THE WATERLOO BI CENTENERY WE ARE GRADUALLY SORTING THROUGH THESE RARE TREASURES
WITH EXCELLENT PROVENANCE THIS AND OUR OTHER RELATED LISTINGS GIVE THE OPPERTUNITY FOR OTHERS TO SECURE A SCARE RELIC

SEE OUR RELATED SWORDS AND MUSKET LISTINGS FROM THIS SOURCE ON THESE PAGES
FURTHER ITEMS WILL BE ADDED SHORTLY

ALL REASONABLE OFFERS WILL BE GIVEN CONSIDERATION – – – – – – UK POST £18

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