Prussian Model 1850 Percussion Cavalry Pistol (AH6470)
With its cannon muzzle, the Model 1850 is a very attractive Prussian cavalry pistol. The overall length is approx. 15.5". The 8.75" octagon to round approx. 60 caliber smooth bore barrel has an excellent, bright bore. The barrel and lock are bight with areas of light spotting. The barrel left flat is marked 1850 with a crown proof mark to the rear and two crown over letter marks below. The top flat has a crown over W. The barrel has a blade front sight with the block rear sight being on the barrel tang. The lock is marked with a crown over SUHL over a small S&C (Spangenberg & Company) below.. The lock features a spring loaded manual nipple protector and safety. The brass furniture are fine. The trigger guard bow is unit marked 7KEE26. The stock is fine with sharp edges, light issue wear, and no cracks or chips. The action functions correctly. If you like percussion cavalry pistols or early Prussian state pistols, this fine pistol would be a great addition to your collection.