Pistol, Belt

Production date
A muzzle loading percussion .65 calibre belt pistol with a damascus twist barrel, Birmingham proofs, a fine chequered walnut butt and a captive ramrod. It has back sights and silver bead foresights fitted. The browning is removed and the bore is fair. The pistol has a expanded end floriate which is engraved . The trigger guard, lock plate and the butt cap are scroll engraved and the trap for the caps is floriate. There is a long spring hook on the left side to hook pistol on to a belt. " LACY & Co. LONDON " is engraved on the top of the barrel. It is one of a cased pair.
See full details

Object detail

Production role
Production date
Production place
Credit line
According to family history these pistols were used to rescue a kidnapped infant after she was taken by a group of Maori.
Accession number


My shortlist

Production place

Explore other objects by colour

Public comments

Be the first to comment on this object record.

Google reCaptchaThis site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.