France - Saint Etienne - Single Shot - à percussion - Pistol - 16mm

Description
France - Saint Etienne - Single Shot - à percussion - Pistol - 16mm
Very good - 1840 - Barrel is Rifled - Not deactivated

Percussion rifle, calibre 16mm, made by St Etienne circa 1840.
Barrel with 13.5 cm sides in its original lovely tanning, slightly lightened in places, smooth interior. Markings on the barrel, in gold letters "CANON TORDU" and punch of St Etienne.
Lock without markings in its original marbling.
Trigger guard and butt cap made of steel.
Very nice gridded Walnut butt with small handling marks.
Original rod.
Very good working condition.

Lot details
Country of manufacture
France
Manufacturer/ Maker
Saint Etienne
Weapon Type
Pistol
Firing mechanism
à percussion
Sub-type
Single Shot
Caliber
16mm
Certified Deactivation
Not deactivated
Condition
Very good
Year of Manufacture
1840
Barrel Rifling
Barrel is Rifled
Overall Length
26 cm
Barrel/ blade length
13 cm
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