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CHARLES LANCASTER (PATENT) 151 NEW BOND ST. LONDON
StÝckel: 1820 - 1878

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CHARLES LANCASTER (PATENT) 151 NEW BOND ST. LONDON
rare two-barrel - over and under - pistol, a mighty weapon often called Howdah for hunting tigers in the Indian jungle out of the protection of the carriage (Howdah) on the back of an elephant. The serial # is 8038, caliber .476 CF on the left side of the barrels, 6" barrels with brass font sight and maker's inscription on the upper flat, decorated with a lot of British proof stamps. The break-open system for loading and unloading. Outstanding bluing with more than 90% remaining, crisp grips, perfect function. A very rare and exceptional condition pistol    sold

    

Wikipedia: A howdah is a carriage which is positioned on the back of an elephant.



 

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