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Seller: LeRoy Merz Antique Guns
Company: Merz Antique Guns
Member Since: 10/27/09
First Name: LeRoy
Last Name: Merz
Country: United States
Phone: (218) 739-3255
Fax: (218) 739-4599
Active Listings: 1045
Total Listings: 40723
Seller Type:FFL Dealer
Return Policy: 3 day inspection and return policy on used guns.
Payment Methods: Money orders, cashier or personal checks
SPANISH PERCUSSION PISTOL
These are sometimes referred to as a Coat or Belt pistol. The 6" bbl is a very large caliber being somewhere between a 66 and a 69 cal. It is a smooth bore. If someone pulled this out of their coat and pointed it at you and you were staring down that huge hole it would not be a pleasant experience! On the bbl is a bunch of Spanish writing that I can't figure out. One thing I can read is the date 1852. As with most black powder guns of the day, there is quite a bit of ornate work on this gun. It has a half oct bbl with the "wedding band" transition to round. Also there is a band at the muzzle. Gun is in good overall cond being a grey/silver color. Nice smooth metal. Action works. Wood is also nice although there is a few cracks but everything is solid. Missing ram rod.
Leroy Merz Antique Firearms specializes in antique and vintage Winchesters and other fine American firearms. Since 1965 Mr. Merz has taken part in the world of firearms and has been a contributor to many well known reference books. We have hundreds of additional guns in every price range at our home online. Search for Merz Antiques in google.