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The Roi de Rome Pistols

Coinciding with the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo, this July Sotheby's will offer one of the most unique and precious Napoleonic relics: the Roi de Rome Pistols. Dated January 1814, the last time Napoleon would see his beloved son, these superb presentation guns mark the greatest personal tragedy of The Emperor's life. They are to be offered by Sotheby's in the Treasures sale in London on 8 July.