France - Man. d'Armes de l'Etat - 1777 - Cavalry - Flintlock - Pistol - 17.1

Description
France - Man. d'Armes de l'Etat - 1777 - Cavalry - Flintlock - Pistol - 17.1
Good - 1813 - Barrel is Smoothbore

Superb cavalry pistol, year XIII model, dated 1813 or 1815, Napoleonic army.

Flintlock cavalry pistol, year XIII model (1777) with round barrel with sides on the thunder, dated 1813 or 1815 in very good condition.

Period authentic 1st Empire, Napoleon 1st with traces of a marking on the lock (M Imp for Manufacture Impériale and definitely St Etienne but erased under the springs).

Brass fittings with markings (capital B, R with crown, see photos), iron rod, metal parts are healthy and shiny, walnut wood is healthy and solid (traces of a round stamp on the side and a few treated spots, hardly visible).

Lock and trigger are perfectly functional (see photos). Sold with its working flint.

Some markings on the barrel flash pan definitely due to firings.
Collectable firearm, category D (free sale ), authentic and 100% 1st Empire.


Features:
Total length 35 cm
Barrel length 20 cm
Weight when empty: 1.2 kg
Calibre: 17.1
Rod: 20 cm

Collector's item.
Shipped by registered post with declared value.

Lot details
Country of manufacture
France
Manufacturer/ Maker
Man. d'Armes de l'Etat
Model
1777
Weapon Type
Pistol
Firing mechanism
Flintlock
Sub-type
Cavalry
Caliber
17.1
Condition
Good
Year of Manufacture
1813
Barrel Rifling
Barrel is Smoothbore
Overall Length
35 cm
Barrel/ blade length
20 cm
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