"Flintlock pistol with inlaid barrel. The haft of the weapon is sufficiently long to allow it to be used as a walking-staff, and inlaid with mother-of-pearl and ivory. Contains a gilt sword blade. Provenance: Purchased by William Randolph Hearst from Arnold Seligmann, Rey & Co., Inc., April 24, 1924 for $757.74; sold to Gimbel Bros., Inc., April 30, 1941 for $274."
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Long Island University, Brookville, NY, http://liu.edu Photograph, William Randolph Hearst Archive, S/B lot 625, Article 199, Album 1b, p. 53