Category: pistol

victoriansword: National Maritime Museum, Gre…

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National Maritime Museum, Greenwich

A collection of Pattern 1804 Cutlasses and Se Service Pistols

British Combination Sword & Pistol (Gunbla…

British Combination Sword & Pistol (Gunblade Spadroon!),18th Century 

Exceptionally rare 18th century English combination weapon used through American Revolutionary war, consisting of a fine silver mounted Queen Anns flint lock pistol, engraved on both sides with makers name and elaborate floral motifs, wooden stock inlaid with a silver wire and topped with a fabulous grotesque face pommel. Mounted with a long single edged multi fullered blade of typical 18th century pattern.

Belgian Folding Sword Pistol with Engraved Fit…

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Belgian Folding Sword Pistol with Engraved Fittings and Ivory Grips, Rodgers Knife Pistol, William Swift Percussion Knife Pistol, 19th Century

Sword and Pistol of Harriet Ross Tubman

Sword and Pistol of Harriet Ross Tubman

A 54-Bore Percussion Kerr Patent Single-Acti…

A 54-Bore Percussion Kerr Patent Single-Action Revolver Retailed By The London Armoury Company, No. 10.778 And 131, Circa 1860

With octagonal sighted barrel (some old bruising along the side flats) and top-strap retaining some original blueing, serial numbered cylinder, border engraved frame (action defective) and signed back-action lock, the first engraved ‘Kerr’s Patent 10.778.’ on one side, and stamped ‘London Armoury’ on the other, plain trigger-guard and ovoidal butt-cap, the latter with lanyard ring, hinged rammer with sprung side-catch, and chequered figured rounded butt, London Armoury marks and London proof marks. 14.5 cm barrel.

Belgian Folding Sword Pistol with Engraved Fit…

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Belgian Folding Sword Pistol with Engraved Fittings and Ivory Grips, Rodgers Knife Pistol, William Swift Percussion Knife Pistol, 19th Century

victoriansword: National Maritime Museum, Gre…

victoriansword:

National Maritime Museum, Greenwich

A collection of Pattern 1804 Cutlasses and Se Service Pistols

Combination Stiletto/Flintlock Pistol The 4 &…

Combination Stiletto/Flintlock Pistol

The 4 ½ inch round steel barrel, which screws onto the frame, engraved with animal headed floral scrolls. The muzzle drawn out on one side to form a 2 ¾ inch blade, the interior side concave. Rectangular steel frame engraved on one side and fitted with engraved flintlock mechanism. Steel guard with elaborate turned finials. Screw-on steel grip finely engraved with scrollwork and with a serpent and eagle in combat.

Guns in Close Combat & Stopping Power

Guns in Close Combat & Stopping Power

Looking at close combat accounts from the 19th century and considering stopping power and the use of hand weapons.

Pistols, Revolvers and 19th Century Close Co…

Pistols, Revolvers and 19th Century Close Combat