A Balkans miquelet pistol
Turkey & the Balkans
A Balkans miquelet pistol, probably Albanian, first half of the 19th Century. The barrel engraved at the breech, the lock of conventional form struck with an Arabic mark. The stock is entirely covered with sheet brass and engraved with scrolls and wriggle work, original steel ramrod. Good age patina overall.
Barrel length 12½" (32.1cms) Overall length 18½" (47cms)