French Gendarmeri (Police) Flint Pistol

Antique Item #C1971

French Gendarmeri (Police) Flint Pistol

  • Price: $1,695.00 CAD
  • Licensing Category: Antique
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  • Model: Police
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  • Description:

    One of the scarcer variations of the French Gandarmerie flintlock pistols.  This example was built by Piston of Schmalkalden, Germany when this area was under the control of Napoleon. This piece shows the correct 5" barrel with an excellent bore.  All the metal except for the brass pan remains in its' original bright finish.  All original flint with no replaced parts (other than the rammer).  Sound action .  The wood shows the normal usage marks associated with a service or police weapon.  Built under French control in Germany.  An overall excellent example.