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A PAIR OF RUSSIAN FLINTLOCK HOLSTER PISTOLS, TULA, circa 1765

he brilliantly decorated presentation-quality firearms made in Tula in the eighteenth century represent a high point in Russian gun-making and are clear evidence of a desire on the part of the Russians to produce firearms in the Western European rather than native Russian fashion Provenance: Gustave Diderrich Private Collection, USA

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