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Excellent Prussian Model 1850 Cavalry Pistol With Lancers Marking
Item #: L5249
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If you have ever wanted wonderful example of a Prussian Model 1850 cavalry pistol, then this one is for you! This gun is beautiful condition. This is the pattern that is officially known as a Prussian Model 1850 Cavalry Pistol. They have a very distinctive design. The barrel fires a single bullet of 15mm which is about .59 caliber and is smoothbore. This one has the full-length 8-3/4ths inches that is octagonal at the breech with the rest being a tapering round barrel. At the breech of the barrel it has the inspector markings as well as the dates of 1851 and 1860. The lockplates on the pistol is very interesting. It has the spring like a flintlock except it is used for the pivoting bar style safety cap. The cap is present and in excellent condition as is the rest of the gun. The mechanics of the lock work well on all positions. The lockplate has the clear stamping from the Potsdam Arsenal. It also has the Prussian style crown stamping. The 1-piece walnut wood stock is in excellent condition. You can see it has the original corners that remain sharp. It also ahs the cartouche stamping where it was approved for service by the inspectors. On the bottom of the grip it has the brass grip cap as well as the lanyard ring. These guns have the brass triggerguard. This one is stamped "U.9. 4.E". This lets us know that it was used by the 9th Uhlan Regiment. These Uhlan troopers were like our lancer regiments. This gun is in beautiful original condition in all regards as you can see.

Shipping Weight: 6 lbs
$1,250.00 USD

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