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Miquelete percussion by Jose Beistegui c1855

$1,850
A good condition Spanish Miquelet percussion traveling or coat pistol from the Basque arms manufacture centre of Eibar by Jose Beistequi dated 1855.
The pistol measures 12 ¼ inches with the .69 calibre octagonal barrel measuring around 6 ½ inches. In the traditional manner the barrel is marked over three of the flats. The markings read ‘FABRICADO / POR JOSE BEISTAGUI EN EIBAR / ANO 1855’.
The action features a stylised lion hammer and dragon side plate. The trigger guard, butt and lanyard ring are of iron. There is some corrosion on the lock, barrel and trigger guard.
The action is in very good working order with a strong main spring tension.
The full length stock is in good condition with one crack at the muzzle and s small chip missing under the checked grip on the left side. The brass tipped rammer appears original to the pistol.
Sold as a collector item only.
Price includes shipping in Australia, lay buy available.
Stock No. P72JA67

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