Largest selection of genuine antique weapons for sale in UK. See our website andrewbottomley.com. Ref 8686. A rare Spanish Military MIQUELET pistol, made in BARCELONA. The steel barrel retains traces of the original finish. The frizzen engraved to the rear with the makers name BORNIO. Francesco Bornio had a workshop in Barcelona Espana circa 1770-1775. Brass forend pipe, trigger guard and skull-crusher style butt-cap. In very good condition and working order. This pistol was made at exactly the right period in history to have possibly been carried during the American Revolutionary war 1775-1783, as well as during the French Revolution circa 1789-1799, and into the Napoleonic era 1799-1815. Overall length 14 inches. A superb example of a rare Spanish Military miquelet pistol. Ref 8686.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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