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Ref 2722. British percussion Sea Service pistol.

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  • Listing ID: #56085

£1,950.00 GBP

  • Cast: N/A
  • Condition: Used

Description

Largest selection of genuine antique weapons for sale in UK. See our website andrewbottomley.com. Ref 2722. A scarce .69 cal British Military percussion Sea Service or Coast Guard pistol. Circa 1840. The 7 inch barrel marked HMS CAESAR, B over 17 and two London proof marks. This was the third Royal Navy ship to carry the name HMS Caesar, a 90-gun ship built at Pembroke Dock and launched on the 7th August 1853. Measuring 207ft long, 56ft wide and weighing 2767 tons. Won the Battle honour for the Baltic 1854-1855 (Britain and France declared war on Russia to stop Russian expansion in the Black Sea. As France had no available resources Britain sent a Fleet to the Baltic to protect both countries interests in the Baltic). This ship took part in the Royal fleet review in 1856 (To celebrate the end of the Crimea War, Her Majesty Queen Victoria held at Spithead a Royal Review of the Fleet being prepared for the 1856 Baltic Campaign against Russia). The lock engraved with crown and marked TOWER. Walnut full stock fitted with brass trigger guard, side plate, ramrod and ramrod pipes. The brass butt-cap fitted with a swivel lanyard ring. Nice crisp action. An old repair to the fore-end wood otherwise in good condition. Ref 2722. This is an obsolete antique item and is sold as a collectors item only. No Licence is required in the United Kingdom. If you wish to purchase this item please visit our website andrewbottomley.com where you can pay by credit/debit card. Established 1968.

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