Named British Navy Issued Tower, Coast Guard / Customs percussion pistol

Named British Navy Issued Tower, Coast Guard / Customs percussion pistol

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This is a named British Navy issued Tower manufactured Coast Guard / Customs percussion pistol, dated 1846. The lock is marked with the Royal Cypher "VR" for Queen Victoria with a broad arrow acceptance stamp. It is regimentally marked with the initials "2MD2" and has the owners name "C CLARK" beside it. The barrel bears the correct period proofs and on the left side of the pistol grip is the broad acceptance over the initials BO = Board of Ordnance. The Board of Ordnance principal duties being to supply guns, ammunition, stores and equipment to the Navy. The ram rod is marked with the initials T&C.G. Although most commonly referred to as Coast Guard or Customs pistols they were also issued to military personnel within the British army, seeing service during the Crimean War.

This historic pistol can be owned live without any form of license. It has a full working action and can be cocked, stripped and dry fired.

It is not deactivated in any way and is being sold as a collectors piece only.

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


Product Code: 1CCI8

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