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Early 19th century percussion pocket pistol


TRTXHunter

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Grandpa picked this up at an auction years ago, I just recently polished it and touched up the wooden butt. It lacks a trigger and hammer connector, or maybe one would call it a spring. Basically, the v-shaped piece that uses spring tension to keep the trigger and hammer in operation. Would love any info y'all got. Markings include 1) a crowned 'N', and 2) an 'ELG', along with hand engravings.
 

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The crown over N I believe is Belgium, which would support the lack of markings as a lot from the Liege region often weren't marked or were resold to suppliers in other countries. Cant say for sure though, but I hope it might help your research. Lovely little pistol!
 

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I'm sorry that i won't be any help research, or gunsmithing wise. But just because it looks cool I would love to see some more pictures that are alot more up close and of both sides including markings, along with the bore/ barrel if you could. It's a neat little rig that looks old as hell and super cool
 

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Be careful in polishing and other restorative work on antiques unless you know what to do and what not to do. Me I do not know, but know enough to suggest caution.
 

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That is a cool pistol!
 
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