An Indian combination axe pistol

Item:
1018
Region:
India
Type:
Firearms, Miscellaneous
Description:
An Indian combination axe pistol, 18th Century. The tall head has a crescent shaped edge and the octagonal haft is integral with the round 30 bore barrel which is fitted with a standing rearsight and an integral pan. The shaft is fitted with an "S" shaped match holder, and the barrel with 2 iron pipes which retain the original iron ramrod. Excellent age patina overall, this untouched weapon would clean well with wire wool and oil.
Metrics:
Overall length 15½" (39.5cms)
Price:
£1,250