Object Title

Percussion pistol

Percussion pistol

Date

1830

Object Number

XII.5308

Provenance

Purchased at Christie's East, New York, 21 May 1986

Physical Description

The patent refers to a concealed hammer and action behind a sliding breech cover. The stock is of German silver and the barrel is engraved 'Cooper's patent No.176'. The sliding cover is engraved 'Haslett McKim'.

Dimensions

BarrelLength203mm
OverallLength324mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number nvn

Calibre

.526 in (32 bore)

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

Patent of Oct 9th 1838 no.7610
Valued as a apair