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Antique British Lg. Bore Single Shot Perc. Pistol

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Antique British Lg. Bore Single Shot Perc. Pistol
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Antique British Large Bore Single-Shot Percussion Coat or Pocket Pistol, NVSN, .68 cal., 4'' heavy wedge-retained octagonal barrel with post front and no rear sights, has an engraved top tang and is unmarked; flat lockplate is floral-scroll engraved and marked ''Hammond, Winchester'' below nipple bolster, matching engraved hammer has sliding safety bar behind; iron furniture includes engraved loop trigger guard with pineapple front and long rear tangs, ferrule retaining the captive stirrup button-tip ramrod; varnished fullstock is checkered at wrist, has raised aprons at either side of lock and an oval German-silver nameplate atop wrist. Mfg'd ca. 1840s-60s, with striped browned barrel, blued trigger guard and likely case hardened lock and hammer. Condition is fine retaining smooth beautifully striped browned barrel, dark case colors, and traces of blue to trigger guard. Stock is sound and mostly smooth with light wear, much original finish and overall handling and use marks. Action is strong and smooth (sliding safety does not operate); smoothbore is bright with scattered light black-powder etching. Est.: $600-$800. (Antique)