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Lorenz, Austrian model 1859 cavalry pistol Habsburg k. u. k.,
Støckel: Josef Ritter von Lorenz, 1814 - 1879,  firearms master,
Hans-Dieter G
ötz, Militärgewehre und Pistolen der deutschen Staaten 1800 - 1870: Wiener Gewehrfabrik,
Støckel: L. Wuerzinger, Wien, 1863 - 1871;

an antique Austro-Hungarian Model 1859 Lorenz Percussion Cavalry Pistol, made in 1864 by L. Wuerzinger, Wien, with maker's name on top of the 9" barrel, caliber 13.9mm = .56. The lock shows the abbreviated year of production 864 for 1864. The proof and acceptance mark the Austrian double eagle are on the upper left side of the barrel. Additional in wood stamped L. Wuerzinger, Wien. The big pistol is in good working order, the markings are clear and legible, the bore is with a sharp rifling, the wood shows some acceptable wear - a fine example of an 1860s Austro-Hungarian Horse Pistol!    $1,825.

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