Object Title

Percussion breech-loading double-barrelled pistol

Percussion breech-loading double-barrelled pistol

Date

1850

Object Number

XII.2779

Provenance

Formerly XXIV.1055

Physical Description

When cocked, under lever pivots the chambers to the right to allow loading. The patches sit within cavities at the rear of the chambers. Unusually for a patchlock system, the hammers have concave faces in the same manner as those designed for use with caps on nipples. All the metalwork is heavily blued (possibly re-finished)

Inscriptions and Marks

Liege proof;

Associations

Places Belgium