Extremely Rare Dyer & Robson model 1882 brass Very pistol with holster

Extremely Rare Dyer & Robson model 1882 brass Very pistol with holster

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This is an extremely rare Dyer & Robson model 1882 brass Very pistol with holster. This model was originally manufactured in 1882 for the US Navy with an estimated production of just 100 ever made. Small amounts were also made by British firm Dyer & Robson, Greenwich using a similar pattern and design. This example is serial number 65 and due to the very small amounts manufactured its safe to assume that this is one of a very small batch numbering less than a 100. The frame and barrel are stamped with the correct British proof markings for military issued weapons from this period. The model 1882 pattern was also the first flare pistol known to have been used by the British military. This most unusual pistol has a barrel that can swivel 360 degrees. The idea being that a cartridge can be inserted at either end, fired, barrel swivelled and then a new round loaded from the other end extracting the first spent cartridge. Accompaying the pistol is an even rarer holster. This has become stiff and hard over time with the flap fastening strap missing.  A very unique and rare pistol.

It is currently still live and can be owned an FAC with the correct variation. We can deactivated to order with a full working action.




To order Call 01547 529093 or 05603 416575 or email sales@deactivated-guns.co.uk.


Product Code: 18803

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