Victorian 1859 British Lancers Percussion Pistol .577 Muzzleloader
~ Victorian 1859 British Lancers Percussion Pistol ~
The pistol’s lock plate is stamped with the Queens crown above VR, ‘1859 Enfield’ and a proofing mark of a crown above the broad arrow.
The top left of the octagonal barrel bears a series of Enfield inspector’s proof marks as is the left side steel loop.
The pistol has the regulation brass mounts, lanyard loop ring and stirrup ramrod.
The stock end plate, the trigger guard and the ramrod support are made of brass.
The ramrod is stamped ‘18’.
The hammer is dolphin shaped.
~ Dimensions ~
The bore diameter is 0.577 inches.
The barrel length is 8 inches (20.4 cm) and the overall length of the pistol is 14 inches (35.6 cm).
It weighs 1.09 Kg.
~ Condition ~
The pistol is in excellent condition. It cocks and releases with a strong spring.
The barrel was polished at one point in time but all the stamps on it are perfectly visible.
The metalwork is damage free.
The wooden frame is excellent too with almost no signs of wear.
~ Postage ~
UK postage is £22 or it can be collected from our shop in Portsmouth Historic Dockyard.
|Category:||Pistol / Hand Guns|
|Condition:||Used - Mint condition|
|Make:||Victorian 1859 British Lancers Percussion Pistol|
|Certificate:||No Licence - Antique/Obsolete Calibre - Section 58 (2) Firearms Act 1968|
|Recommended Usage:||Collection item|
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