Original Belgian Double Barrel All Steel Flintlock Pocket Pistol by DeVilliers of Liege c.1720
Original Item: Only One Available. From a U.S. Collection amassed in the 1960's this had an Abercrombie and Fitch label on it, a well known New York Store that moved locations in 1970 and at that time with the move they closed their gun department.
Here is a charming, all steel, side by side double barrel Canon barrel pocket pistol intended for personal protection against the highwaymen and ruffians of the period. Made in Liege which is now in Belgium, then it was controlled either by France or the Spanish Netherlands. The maker is Guillaume Devilliers, who was part of a great Gun Making dynasty that existed for nearly 200 years. The right side is marked G. DEVILLIERS and the left with A LIEGE.
Bonnie Prince Charlie was said to have carried an all steel double barrel pocket pistol while he fled from King George's Red Coats after he Battle of Culloden in 1746.
Nicely engraved overall with two triggers, one for each barrel. Measures 5 1/2" in overall length with screw off 1 1/4" cannon barrels. Action functions nicely, and both sides hold half and full cock correctly.
Well marked in remarkably good condition ready to display.
Year of Manufacture: Circa 1710
Caliber: about 5/16"
Ammunition Type: Lead Ball & Powder
Overall Length: 5 1/2 inches
Barrel Length: 1 1/4 inches
Action: Flintlock top action
Feed System: Muzzle-Loaded
NOTE: International orders of antique firearms MUST be shipped using UPS WW Services (courier). USPS Priority Mail international will not accept these.
- This product is not available for shipping in US state(s): New Jersey
This product is available for international shipping.
IMA considers all of our antique guns as non-firing, inoperable and/or inert. Title 18, U.S. Code, Section 921(a)(16) defines antique firearms as all guns made prior to 1899. This law exempts antique firearms from any form of gun control or special engineering because they are not legally considered firearms. No FFL, C&R or any license is required to posses, transport, sell or trade Antique guns. All rifles and muskets sold by IMA that were manufactured prior to 1899 are considered Antiques by the US BATF (United States Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco & Firearms). Therefore, all of IMA's Antique guns may be shipped to all US States and most nations around the world.
These antique guns are not sold in live condition. They are sold as collector’s items or as wall hangers. Any attempt at restoring an antique gun to be operational is strongly discouraged and is done so at the risk of the customer. By purchasing an antique gun from IMA you thereby release IMA, its employees and corporate officers from any and all liability associated with use of our Antique guns.
Pre-1899 Manufacture, no licenses required, allowed to ship to almost any deliverable address across the globe. Please note that for international shipping, these MUST be shipped using UPS WW Services.
- Not eligible for payment with Paypal or Amazon