France - Saint Etienne - Officier - Percussion - Pistol - 12 mm

Description
France - Saint Etienne - Officier - Percussion - Pistol - 12 mm
Very good + - 1820 - Barrel is Smoothbore - Not deactivated

Officer’s flintlock pistol converted to percussion, late 18th, early 19th century. Percussion lock in flat-bodied hammer, iron trims and heavy barrel with sides.
Walnut mount and gridded butt.
Hallmark on the side of the barrel (see photos) which seem to be by St Etienne by Merley.
Smooth, very thick barrel.
Calibre 12 mm
Rod included.
One-notch load.
Weight: approx. 560 g

Very nice collectable.
Shipping via colissimo with signature required upon delivery and insurance.

Lot details
Country of manufacture
France
Manufacturer/ Maker
Saint Etienne
Weapon Type
Pistol
Firing mechanism
Percussion
Sub-type
Officier
Caliber
12 mm
Certified Deactivation
Not deactivated
Condition
Very good +
Year of Manufacture
1820
Barrel Rifling
Barrel is Smoothbore
Overall Length
240 mm
Barrel/ blade length
115 mm
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