Horst Held   =   Antique Handguns

 e-mail   held@ectisp.net
541 Lynnie Pennie Lane              Midlothian, Texas 76065

to homepage

N. LōBNITZ PATENT KI÷BENHAVN
Støckel: Nicolaj Johann, K
øpenhavn, 1798 - 1867, invented 1833 rear loading system.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

N. LōBNITZ PATENT KI÷BENHAVN, chamber loading percussion pistol, civilian issue of the Danish army pistol 1841 described in Boothroydís book The Handguns. This pistol has on the right side a lever, which after moving upwards brings the barrel about 4mm forwards and one can push the barrel up, the chamber is open and can easily loaded, see picture. The barrel is decorative Damascus and the caliber is 14mm. The steel kept in the white, checkered wooden grip. Additional literature: Winantís Early Percussion Firearms, and Der Neue StÝckel. One picture shows the action open for loading.     wanted

to homepage