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Original French M-1770 Napoleonic Flintlock Gendarme Pistol

Regular price $1,495.00

Item Description

Original Item: Only One Available. This is a small but substantial Flintlock pistol carried (in a pocket) by French Gendarmes (Police) during the late 1700s and early 1800s.

5-inch barrel and an overall length of just 10 inches, fires a 5/8" ball, so this pistol carried quite a punch. The lockplate marked MANF. A ST.ETIENNE has a brass powder pan and all brass mounts. The barrel tang marked M 1770

A Classic French Flintlock Pistol used by the Gendarmerie.

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