~ 1858 Tower Percussion Pistol ~
This is a nice example of a 19th century good quality percussion pistol stamped Tower. The piece is marked with a V.R. cypher and it dates back to 1858.
The piece comes with a walnut grip, mounted stock and a metal barrel.
The pistol has a brass trigger guard, trigger guard plate, brass barrel band and a brass finial.
The manufacturing year `1856` and `TOWER` are stamped on the lock plate with typical British military markings next to them.
The left lock plate is marked with Crown over V.R.
The piece half-cocks, cocks and releases with a strong spring.
~ Dimensions ~
The barrel is 9 inches (23 cm) and the overall length of the piece is 15 inches (38 cm).
It weighs 1.42 Kg.
~ Condition ~
The piece remains in good working order with some age, darkening on the metalwork and a few chips stock.
The muzzle has some amount of rust inside and the barrel shows minimal pitting but the piece is in good order.
~ Postage ~
UK postage is £24, international at cost and it can be viewed in our shop.
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