Colonial Italian 1825 Flintlock Dueling Cap Gun

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SKU
C22-1013G
$53.99

Item Description

This is not only a museum quality replica, but this Dueling Pistol is also a Cap Gun!The Italian (Brescia) 1825 percussion Dueling Pistol is a handsome testament to bygone days when men defended their honor by dueling. This replica gun features a detailed simulated brass engraved barrel and furniture.Features:
  • Fires standard "pull-off" ring or strip caps (not included)
  • Length: 15"
  • Weight. 1.5 lbs
  • Finish: Antique Gunmetal Gray
  • Warning: Cap Guns are not toys and she be treated like a real gun. Never point at any person and keep arm full extended when firing. Use under adult supervision. Must be 18 years to purchase.The 1825 Pewter Italian Caplock / Percussion Pistol Replica! This antiqued gunmetal gray 15.5 inch Italian (Brescia) 1825 percussion Dueling Pistol is a handsome testament to bygone days when men defended their honor by dueling. This replica gun features a detailed simulated brass engraved barrel and furniture. The Caplock or Percussion Lock pistols were so called because the lock system causes a percussion cap to be struck by the hammer when the trigger is pulled. Powder inside the cap ignites and this in turn ignites the main powder charge, which propels a lead ball from the barrel. Most (though not all) caplock firearms were loaded from the muzzle of the gun (muzzleloaders). The Caplock was a great improvement over the flintlock as it was less susceptible to weather-related misfires. The original Italian version of this caplock / percussion pistol was made in Brescia, Italy in about 1825. This non-firing version is accurately detailed and shows typical Italian craftsmanship & is a great costume accent or conversation piece. Overall Length: 15" Weight: 1lb 2oz Barrell Length: 9"

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