Largest selection of genuine antique weapons for sale in UK, visit our website andrewbottomley.com. Ref no 7248. A Very Unusual French Squeezer Palm Pistol, in an obsolete calibre 8mm Gaulois. Circa 1893. The barrel engraved "Cal 8m/m". No.2. , The top of the frame engraved with the maker's mark "MANUFACTURE FRANCAISE - ARMES ET CYCLES SAINT. ETIENNE" The frame features a fine factory geometric engraving and has a three position switch on the left side. Fitted with a checkered black palm grip. Lots of these Palm pistols have had this pad replaced. This example has its original pad grip. The serial number 1762 is engraved into the edge of the black grip. Condition overall very good. The grip checkering remains crisp except for a tiny piece now missing(please see photo). The action works perfectly. Overall length 5 inches. Ref 7248.This is an antique weapon and is sold as a collectors item only. No Licence is required in the United Kingdom.
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