Offered is a wonderful French Model 1822/56 percussion cavalry pistol with the following description:
The 8 inch .69 caliber barrel marked on left side of breech Cde17.6AN/E-310 and on the right side M 1856/M 1860. Sighted tang marked M. 1822 bis.Lockplate marked for the Mutzig arsenal. Brass furniture. Unmarked oil-finished walnut stock.
Condition: Fine. Bright steel showing sharp markings and evidence of cleaning. Stock with scattered small marks.