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Antique British Tower Cavalry Horse Pistol, 66 Caliber Smoothbore, Percussion, O

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<head></head><body>Antique British Tower Cavalry Horse Pistol, 66 Caliber Smoothbore, Percussion, Original, Ca. 1840-50.&nbsp; Very lovely and desireable British military horse pistol with swivel ramrod, which denotes Cavalry use.&nbsp; 15" overall length with 8" round barrel.&nbsp; Iron lockplate, hammer, trigger,&nbsp;grip front strap,&nbsp;ramrod,&nbsp;and ramrod swivel.&nbsp; Brass buttplate, ramrod thimble, trigger guard, and escutcheon plate.&nbsp; The lockplate is marked TOWER and&nbsp; has the Crown emblem.&nbsp; No date on the lockplate.&nbsp; The barrel has 3 proofstamps on the left side at the breech and has the number 853 stamped into this area as well..&nbsp; No original finish remaining and all metal is an uneven medium gray.&nbsp; No rust and only a very minute amount of pitting at the muzzle.&nbsp; All the brass furniture has a nice and pleasing mellow patina.&nbsp; The brass buttplate has the number 35 stamped into it.&nbsp; Walnut stock with most of the original finish remaining.&nbsp; Stock has some light dings and scratches, and has one slightly larger ding on the right side in front of the lockplate.&nbsp; No cracks or chips on the stock.&nbsp; The hammer spring is very strong and the lock mecahnism functions perfectly, with the half cock being&nbsp;functioning correctly as it should.&nbsp; The ramrod swivel is complete and tight (and serves to prevent the ramrod from being lost while reloading upon horseback).&nbsp; Absolutely stunning example of a large caliber horse pistol from the glory days of military combat.&nbsp; Would make a fine addtion to any collection.&nbsp; Condition Very Good Plus.&nbsp; No FFL Required.&nbsp;&nbsp;</body></html>
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Condition Very Good+
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