An original French Model 1822 Challerault Cavalry pistol converted from flintlock to percussion with a rifled barrel. The pistol has a dark wood stock which has regimental marks stamped into it "122 449 G". The woodwork is excellent. The lock plate is stamped with "Mre Rle de Culle". The barrel is date stamped with "1831" and "M.R." on the right hand side and "C de 17, 6A C.C." on the left hand side. The pistol retains the original ramrod / powder measure which is stamped "3387". The pistol's foresight and backsight are original and undamaged. The pistol cocks and dry fires with a strong action.. The brass furniture is all original with a good patina and all have the French proof marks stamped inside an oval. The pistol butt has a steel lanyard ring attached to it. This is a fine example of this pistol, substantial and well made. The price includes Uk delivery. NB As an antique percussion pistol no licence is required to own this item in the Uk if retained as part of a collection or display.