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France - HUART - Cavalry - Assault - Flintlock - Pistol - 15 mm

Very nice cavalry pistol built around 1730-1740, by N. Huart, an arquebusier in Melun.
Brass trimmings, the butt cap features an eagle’s head and a sparrow’s head on the other side.
Butt is carved on the top and bottom, in very good condition
The barrel is engraved with rich floral motifs.
Quality weapon in a very well-preserved condition.
Very strong spring. The weapon holds the loaded and half-loaded positions well.
Walnut butt in good condition.

Country of manufacture France
Manufacturer/ Maker HUART
Model Assault, Cavalry
Sub-type Assault, Cavalry
Firing mechanism Flintlock
Weapon-type Pistol
Caliber 15 mm
Condition Very good
Barrel/ blade length 22 cm
Overall Length 37 cm
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