Largest selection of genuine antique weapons for sale in UK, visit our website andrewbottomley.com Ref no 8680. A scarce Military style percussion Officer's Pistol in .65 calibre manufactured in Birmingham for the East India Govt and Dated 1871 to the lockplate. Typical brass military butt-cap with lanyard ring, matching brass military style trigger-guard, forend pipe and captive swivel ramrod. Action in excellent working order. The lock engraved with the date 1871, a crown over EIG and military broad arrow stamp. The barrel is stamped with various markings at the breech. The stock stamped "W.TRANTER". In good overall condition and looks like it has never been fired. This type of heavy calibre pistol were carried by British and Colonial Cavalry officers during the various military campaigns of the mid-late 19th century. Overall length 14 inches. Good condition and still retaining much original blued finish to the lock and barrel. The action is very crisp and in good working order. Ref 8680. 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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