Largest selection of genuine antique weapons for sale in UK. See our website andrewbottomley.com. Ref 9981. A very fine and rare Japanese brass percussion pistol. Circa 1840-1850. The side-plate and barrel are engraved to one side with floral decoration and overlaid with a bronze Japanese Mon. The octagonal 4.5 inch brass barrel finishing with a tulip shaped muzzle. A swivel ramrod was probably fitted under the barrel originally, now missing. The fine wooden grips are covered with Traditional Japanese lacquered work showing gold painted trellis work and 3 gold mons. The brass trigger guard also engraved with matching leaves, etc. A fine example of a very rare Japanese percussion pistol. Calibre approx .38. Overall length 8 inches. Action in working order. Good condition. Ref 9981. This is an obsolete antique pistol and is sold as a collectors item only. No Licence is required in the United Kingdom. This is an antique weapon and is sold as a collectors item only. No Licence is required in the United Kingdom. If you wish to purchase this item please visit our website andrewbottomley.com where you can pay by credit/debit card or bank transfer at not extra charge. Establish 1968.