Pair of Flintlock Pistols Owned by Simon Bolivar
Pair of Flintlock Pistols Owned by Simon Bolivar

The famed liberator of much of the South America from Spanish colonial rule, Simon Bolivar retained this pair of flintlock pistols that fetched well over 1.6 million dollars in 2004.

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Presented to Bolivar by Marquis de, silver-mounted, rifled flintlock the pistols were made by famed French gunsmith Nicolas-Noel Boutet, who was known for his role the gunsmith for the Napoleon Bonaparte.

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