France - Saint Etienne - Pistolets coup de poing - Percussion - Pistol - 16 mm

Description
France - Saint Etienne - Pistolets coup de poing - Percussion - Pistol - 16 mm
Good - 1840 - Not deactivated

Pair of large ‘coup de poing’ pistols with chests, circa 1840.
Percussion plates with chest.
Heavy and thick barrels with sides.
Walnut butts (small crack on one has been very well stuck).
Hallmarks under the barrel of Manufacture d'Armes de Saint Etienne and another illegible one.
One-notch load with strong springs.
One chimney is a little crushed.
Both weight approx. 820 g.
Rare in this calibre and this condition.
Ideal collectable.
Please note, that the small chest shown in one photo is not part of the sale, only there to show the difference.
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
Pistolets coup de poing
Caliber
16 mm
Certified Deactivation
Not deactivated
Condition
Good
Year of Manufacture
1840
Overall Length
21 cm
Barrel/ blade length
8 cm
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