Semi-breechloading percussion cap pistol, circa 1850

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<br />Semi-breechloading percussion cap pistol, circa 1850


Semi-breechloading percussion cap pistol, circa 1850

Inv. 543
Belgium – Liège. Steel barrel, scored bore, octagonal cross-section, patterned.
Decorative motifs on the barrel, rounded handle in walnut root, etched leaves on almost all the lower section and metal shell-shaped pommel on the handle suggest a weapon made for aa upper-middle class customer. (Belgium – Liège)