Pistol, Belt

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A pistol with an octagonal damascus twist barrel, Birmingham proofs and a fine chequered walnut butt. Back sights and silver bead foresights are fitted. The browning is removed and the bore is fair. The pistol has a captive (swivel) rammer and a expanded end floriate which is engraved . It features a side hammer percussion lock, dolphin hammer and is scroll engraved. The trigger guard, lock plate and the butt cap are scroll engraved. Trap for caps floriate. There is a long spring hook on the left side to hook pistol on to a belt. Nipple damaged. "LACY & Co. LONDON" is engraved on the top of the barrel.
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According to family history these pistols were used to rescue a kidnapped infant after she was taken by a group of Maori.
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