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Percussion pistol

Object Number: 
1940.876
Date: 
1845-1860
Medium: 
Steel, wood
Dimensions: 
barrel length: 1 3/4 in. ( 4.4 cm ) Overall: 5 1/2 in. ( 14 cm )
Description: 
Wood and steel pistol; octagon barrel; box lock; steel mountings with buttcap; scrolled decoration and engraved lines on frame.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Rufus G. Shirley
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group