German (or French) Percussion TARGET PISTOL
Guns International #: 100440936 Seller's Inventory #: 244
Category: Antique Pistols - Percussion - Antique Pistols - Target
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Member Since: 6/14/13
First Name: warren
Last Name: ralph
Country: United States
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Seller: Private Seller
Return Policy: 3 day inspection and return policy on used guns.
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A beautifully made percussion Target Pistol in excellent condition. The nicely grained walnut wood has only a few very minor marks and is otherwise perfect. The grip area is carved and the # 101 appears on each side. The forward end of the stock has a beautiful carved design. The hammer,lock, barrel tang, trigger guard and finger rest and butt cap are all richly engraved. The octagon barrel, finished in the white, is 8" long and the overall length is 13 & 1/2". There are adjustment screws for the trigger and the rear sight. The action is strong. It is 45 caliber. Other than the barrel, most of the metal has been blued and 95% + of that original finish remains. There is a number 1 on the barrel so this may have been one of a pair originally.
I have recently confirmed that this pistol was made in France, circa 1850.
I am selling a large collection. See all listings under "Romsey".
Antique- No FFL required.
Price: $1400- + shipping
Manufacturer: Unknown- nut made in France
Model: Target or Dueling Pistol
Serial Number: none ( but is marked "101")
Metal Condition: Very Good +
Wood Condition: Excellent
Bore Condition: n/a
Barrel Type: Octagon
Triggers: one adjustable
Stock: walnut- carved
Butt Pad: fancy
Finish: Bright and Blued
Sights: front & rear
Manufacture Date: ca. 1860
Engraving: yes lots