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French Percussion Pistol

Article about: I need help identifying this particular pistol. All of my reference books for these old pistols are still out of reach in a huge pile of boxes. Many thanks for the help!

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    I need help identifying this particular pistol. All of my reference books for these old pistols are still out of reach in a huge pile of boxes. Many thanks for the help!
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    French Percussion Pistol   French Percussion Pistol  


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    Hey gents don't bother I figured it out. It is the French Model 1822 converted to percussion in 1833. The fact that it has its original ramrod is very nice as these seem to be uncommon.


    Cheers
    Gary

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    Hi Gary,

    Spot on with the description, nice original conversion. These are getting a bit hard to come by in such nice condition.

    Cheers,

    Grant

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    Quote by Gary Cain View Post
    Hey gents don't bother I figured it out. It is the French Model 1822 converted to percussion in 1833. The fact that it has its original ramrod is very nice as these seem to be uncommon.


    Cheers
    Gary
    I was about to say it!

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