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Ref 9575. Rare Kentucky side hammer mule-ear pistol by W Gilbert of Rochester, New York. Circa 1837. .36 Muzzleloader
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Andrew Bottomley Antique Arms & Armour. Mail Order Only. Established since 1968.
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Ref 9575. Rare Kentucky side hammer mule-ear pistol by W Gilbert of Rochester, New York. Circa 1837. .36 Muzzleloader

Pistol / Hand GunsMuzzleloaderUsed£ 1,650
Largest selection of genuine antique weapons for sale in UK. See our website andrewbottomley.com. Ref 9575. A rare Kentucky style side hammer mule-ear pistol made by W Gilbert of Rochester, New York. Circa 1837. The 14 inch very heavy octagonal barrel fitted with a white metal fore-sight and engraved on top W. GILBERT ROCHESTER. N.Y. Walnut stock with iron butt-cap and a wide iron trigger guard. Wooden ramrod (probably a replacement). The main spring and percussion hammer are both mounted on the outside of the iron lock-plate. This type of pistol is often referred to as a side slapper or mule ear. This style of pistol began to appear around the 1820's. In reasonably good condition but with a crack through the grip. Approx .56 calibre. Action in working order. Overall length 19 inches. A very rare type of typically American pistol. Ref 9575. 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....Read full description
SubcategoryMuzzleloader
ConditionUsed
Price£ 1,650
Sale typeTrade
MakeRef 9575. Rare Kentucky side hammer mule-ear pistol by W Gilbert of Rochester,
Calibre.36
ModelNew York. Circa 1837.
Manufactured Year1837
Antiqueyes
MechanismPercussion
CertificateNo Licence
Your reference9575
Recommended UsageCollection item

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