Title: Howdah Pistol, Double Barrel
Date/Period: 19th Century
Measurement: Overall length: 12.75"; barrel length: 6.75"
Material: Walnut stock, horn forend
Condition: Excellent, mechanically fine, bright smooth bore
Additional Information: .64 caliber Damascus barrels, rib displays a fine shell
engraving at breech; full coverage fine engraving to breech tang and screw. The
lockplates with safety’s marked CHARLTONS are scroll engraved as is the butt cap
compartment. The lively grained walnut stock features a finely checkered wrist within
border carving, vacant silver thumbpiece with canted edges. Bolsters complete with
platinum blowhole plugs.