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    Fine Quality European Percussion Holster Pistol, Circa 1840. 15.5" overall with 9.75" .72 caliber octagonal barrel with deeply rifled bore, about perfect. Patent breech, and there is certainly the possibly the gun was converted from flint with the addition of a percussion lock. The gun is completely unmarked, including being devoid of proofs. All iron furniture, including wedge escutcheons, trigger guard, and lower ramrod pipe with finely executed engraved decoration, the butt cap displaying a coat of arms. All metal very fine, smooth and clean. The iron backstrap, which extends from the barrel tang to the butt cap, is pierced and slotted to accept a shoulder stock. The walnut full stock with checkered grip and horn forend tip excellent, just a few very old well worn nicks along the right side of the forestock. Original wooden ramrod with horn tip. Attractive gun with the added interest of the, doubtless identifiable, engraved coat of arms.

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    June, 2010
    26th Saturday
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