Danish Percussion Model 1846 Artillery Pistol (AH6449)
These large Model 1846 62 caliber percussion pistols were made in Belgium for Denmark. The overall length is approx. 16". The 10.25" round 62 caliber smooth bore barrel has a fine bore. The barrel has a brass blade front sight. The block rear sight is part of the barrel tang. The barrel is marked BELGIUM on top. Next to the bolster is an inspection mark over a crown over K over 1846 over 721. The left side of the barrel at the breech is marked OBN. The barrel is a mix of brown and bright. The lock is marked with a crown over K over 1846 over 721 with an unreadable inspectors mark to the rear. The barrel and hammer are a smooth gray-brown. The brass nose cap trigger guard (numbered 721) and butt cap (numbered 721) have a smooth age patina. The stock is good with a repaired break through the wrist and light usage marks. The action functions correctly. Don't miss this interesting pistol.