Object Title

Percussion pistol

Percussion pistol

Date

1840

Object Number

XII.4037

Provenance

Transferred via Amnesty 1946 from COD Weedon. (Weedon being the central collection point for all Police forces and surrendered weapons.) Authority for tranfer and issue is under War Office file no. GS(W)2/BM50/1, recieved February 1948, List no.55

Physical Description

Boxlock action, with sliding safety catch and folding trigger, engraved with foliate scrolls

Dimensions

BarrelLength2.95in
OverallLength7.2in

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number nvn

Calibre

.44 in

Inscriptions and Marks

Stamped with Birmingham proof marks

Associations

Places Britain