Object Title

Percussion military pistol - Gendarmerie Model 1842

Percussion military pistol - Gendarmerie Model 1842

Date

1850

Object Number

XII.897

Provenance

Transferred from the Royal Smallarms Factory, Enfield, as being a duplicate of modern French firearms. Between 1860 and 1865.

Dimensions

BarrelLength5in

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number None Visible

Calibre

.585 in (23 bore)

Associations

Places France

Bibliographic References

J. Hewitt, addendum to the Official catalogue of the Tower Armouries, London, 1865, p.13