A good single shot percussion pistol by Richards of London. Circa 1840. The makers name Richards engraved on the lock-plate. The 4.5 inch octagonal barrel engraved on top - London. Approx .40 calibre. An oval shaped escutcheon fitted to the rear of grip and fine chequering to the grips. Nickel silver fore-end cap, ramrod pipe, trigger guard and swing open butt-cap. Complete with a wooden ramrod. Action in working order. Overall length 8 inches. In reasonably good condition showing little signs of use and some wear. Ref 2105.
This is an obsolete antique pistol and is sold as a collectors item only.
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