Action from a breech loading pistol, about 1814. Designed to utilise the heat from the air as it is rapidly compressed to ignite the charge. Made by Pauly (Tower Armouries, XII.4877)

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Action from a breech loading pistol, about 1814. Designed to utilise the heat from the air as it is rapidly compressed to ignite the charge. Made by Pauly (Tower Armouries, XII.4877)

Action from a breech loading pistol, about 1814. Designed to utilise the heat from the air as it is rapidly compressed to ignite the charge. Made by Pauly (Tower Armouries, XII.4877)

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ARM PH A4678.8

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B/W Negative

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