France - PROOF MARK AUGUSTIN MERLEY - St. Etienne - INFANTRY - Flintlock - Pistol - 12 Bore

Description
France - PROOF MARK AUGUSTIN MERLEY - St. Etienne - INFANTRY - Flintlock - Pistol - 12 Bore
Good - 1800 - Barrel is Smoothbore - Not deactivated

French Officer Flintlock Pistol 1 first Empire 1804-1814;Barrel with gunsmith or controler proof marks " M" crowned, it seems AUGUSTIN MERLEY controler in ST. ÉTIENNE,Barrel highly decorated with vegetalist designs;SILVER possession scutcheon on back with monogram .Plain militay lock and garrisons; Working perfectly but the main spring is slightly week; barrel with 10 cm long, slightly " tromblonné" in is end. Walnutt stock. Horn ramrod.

A rare jewel

Caliber: +- 12mm

Dim; +-21cm

Weight:550 gr

Lot details
Country of manufacture
France
Manufacturer/ Maker
PROOF MARK AUGUSTIN MERLEY
Model
St. Etienne
Weapon Type
Pistol
Firing mechanism
Flintlock
Sub-type
INFANTRY
Caliber
12 Bore
Certified Deactivation
Not deactivated
Condition
Good
Year of Manufacture
1800
Barrel Rifling
Barrel is Smoothbore
Material
WOOD AND STEEL
Overall Length
21 cm
Barrel/ blade length
10 cm
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