Among the antique European rarities that are included in Milestone’s November 2 autumn firearms sale in Ohio, will be this 1733 French dragoon flintlock pistol estimated at $8000-12,000.

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This was the first standardised pistol for French army and navy use and was the type used in the French and Indian War of 1754-63, the American element of the global conflict of European powers that is known as the Seven Years War in its European phase.

The pistol has an estimate of $8000-12,000.