Sale F170615 Lot 1070 Joseph Manton, a fine cased pair of 38 bore flintlock duelling pistols, circa 1820, no visible serial numbers, with heavy 10" octagonal browned barrels with "Joseph Manton Patent" poincons, the breech-blocks with gold lines and touch-holes, flat locks with safetybolts, the plates with fern tip border engraving and makers name, walnut halfstocks with rounded chequered butts, horn fore-end caps, and silver escutcheons and barrel wedge plates, engraved steel mount…

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The Kings Arms, Stow-on-the-Wold, Gloucestershire. At the height of the Cotswold wool industry the town was famous for it's huge annual fairs where as many as 20,000 sheep were sold at one time. The Kings Arms is a good example of a coaching inn where the main entrance was through the arch leading to the stables. Charles I stayed here at the time of the Battle of Naseby in 1645.

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Caves Chalk caves at Broadstairs. Used by smugglers in past days.

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Changing Horses to a Post-Chaise outside the 'George' Posting-house by Charles Cooper Henderson

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