UNDER-HAMMER PERCUSSION BOOT PISTOL
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This mid- 1800's under-hammer percussion boot or muff pistol does not have any maker's mark, but by the style appears to have been made in the USA. The under-hammer was useful because the hammer didn't get snagged when removed from muff or boot. The barrel is 5 inches long and about 32 cal. overall length is 8 3/4 inches and it weighs 13.1 ounces. The bore has minor surface rust, but overall the pistol is in very good shape and in working condition.
I always recommend checking with a qualified gunsmith before firing any antique firearm.
Because this is an antique, it does not require registration in Canada or the U.S.A.
Comes with Certificate of Authenticity.