An 1841 French naval percussion belt pistol, 12 in long overall, shiny round steel barrel approx 6 in. Captive steel rammer, lock, side plate, belt hook, trigger and lanyard ring also to shiny steel finish. Integral barrel band, butt cap and trigger guard of brass. Dark wood half stock with parallel old gouges (something to do with rack?). Crisp action, the lock plate stamped "Mre R de Tulle", the breach atamped "1841". The various components of the whole matching number stamped "A 27" within a banner around it. The top of the butt cap stamped "VB" and there is an nchor symbol at the other end.
In very good and complete overall condition and an intersting French naval piece of the Crimean War period.
Additional information and photographs on request
As a 100+ year old obsolete calibre/ antique firearm no licence is required to own this item in the UK if retained as part of a collection or display. NB A FIREARMS CERTIFICATE IS REQUIRED TO OWN THIS PISTOL FOR SHOOTING
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