An unusual Indian silver mounted percussion holster pistol
An unusual Indian silver mounted percussion holster pistol c 1850. The swamped octagonal barrel forged from Damascus twist steel with false breech and of .50” bore. The plain silver furniture has an engraved finial to the trigger guard and the sidenail cup. The fullstock is made from rosewood with a finely chequered and rounded grip, and the original steel ramrod retains its steel worm.
Barrel length 8” (20.5cms) Overall length 13¾” (35cms)