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pistol, percussion

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  • Other titles
    • percussion box lock pocket pistol (descriptive name)
    • muff pistol
  • Description
    Percussion boxlock pocket or muff pistol, circa 1820s
    .46 inch calibre; turn-off hexagonal smoothbore iron barrel; brass foliate engraved frames; concealed folding triggers; one-piece grips with silver butt cap; silver oval escutcheon, top of butt; barrel has been removed and only partially refitted, possibly only short of one rotation; frozen
    markings:
    Birmingham proofs under barrel and body
    circa 1800
  • Place
  • Other Number
    W0133, 96889.2, 1920.93
  • Accession number
    1920.93
  • Accession date
    1 February 1921
  • Collection area
  • Item count
    1
  • Record richness
pistol, percussion, 1920.93, W0133, 96889.2, Photographed by Richard NG, digital, 18 Jan 2017, © Auckland Museum CC BY
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