An unusual Indian silver mounted percussion holster pistol

Item:
422
Region:
India
Type:
Firearms, Pistols
Description:
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.
Metrics:
Barrel length 8” (20.5cms) Overall length 13¾” (35cms)
Price:
£990