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Pistol - Belgium, Percussion Object Reg. No: ST 021898

Summary:
Percussion pistol, pocket. Cal. 12 mm. Muzzle loading, smooth bore. Made in Belgium.
Description:
Octagonal brass barrel 82 mm. long moulded to a round swell at the muzzle, overall length 181 mm., brass lock box with central hammer. Oval steel trigger guard, flat wooden stock with curved in butt, damaged near lock box tang.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mr William Cole, 1943
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: pistols belgian, big butt, flintlock
Themes this item is part of: Arms Collection, William Cole Arms Collection, William Edwin James Cole, Gun Collector (1864-1952)
Primary Classification: ARMS & ARMOUR
Secondary Classification: Firearms
Tertiary Classification: handguns
Inscriptions: Stamped under barrel "JM", Belgian proof mark, pistol numbered 520 on strap behind trigger.
Place Made: Belgium
Collector: Mr William Cole, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

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