An Unwin & Rodgers Percussion Knife-Pistol Of Small Bore

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  • Number: 2211
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  • Asking price: €1500
  • Status: Available

 

An Unwin & Rodgers Percussion Knife-Pistol Of Small Bore
Mid-19th Century

With octagonal white-metal barrel (fore-sight worn), folding trigger, two folding knife-blades (some light pitting), one stamped with maker's details on one side of the forte, white-metal body with pinned cowhorn side-plates, the butt with hinged white-metal butt-trap cover (action is very weak, spring needs aedjustment, ) bullet mould and tweezers missing), Birmingham proof marks
8.5 cm. barrel