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Belgian double-barrelled pistol

Object Number: 
X.105
Date: 
1845-1860
Medium: 
Wood, iron
Dimensions: 
barrel length: 3 in. ( 7.6 cm ) Overall: 6 7/8 in. ( 17.5 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: left lock: "E/LG" (proof mark often stamped on guns made in Liege, Belgium)
Description: 
Wood and iron percussion pistol; double-barreled with boxlock frame and bag handle; engraved lines on barrel tang and on both sides of lock; stamped mark on left side of lock.
Gallery Label: 
According to accession records, this pistol was restored in 1941.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group