Belgian boot pistil, double-barrelled
barrel length: 3 3/8 in. ( 8.6 cm )
Overall: 7 in. ( 17.8 cm )
Wood and steel percussion pistol; double-barreled; bag-shaped handle; blued steel trigger guard; scroll-engraved on both sides of breech and barrel tang; floral engraving on trigger guard; stamped marks on barrel, frame, and lock; foliate engraving on oval estucheon plate.
Gift of Victor Hugo Paltsits
stamped: right lock: "110"
stamped: barrel: "56" and "E/LG" (inside circle border; barrel proof of Liege, Belgium)
engraved: estucheon plate: "GD" (foliate)
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