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Denix Pocket Flintlock Pistol - England - 1795

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DENIX POCKET FLINTLOCK PISTOL - ENGLAND - 1795

Item no: 1098/L
Early modern S.XVI-XIX

DETAILS

Design inspired by original.

Replica of a pocket flintlock pistol designed by Kumbley and Brum in London in 1795. Made of metal and plastic, with simulated loading and firing mechanism.

THE GUN DOES NOT FIRE

HISTORY

Flintlock pistols had a flint stone which, when activated, produced a spark that ignited the gunpowder. These guns had to be reloaded manually after each shot.

Flintlock guns, one of the most used firearms by pirates in the eighteenth century. Flintlock pistols had a flint stone which, when activated, produced a spark that ignited the gunpowder. These guns had to be reloaded manually after each shot. The ammunition, which was inserted through the muzzle of the barrel, consisting of a powder, taco shell and paper.

In combat, these weapons were usually used for a single shot, as the reloading method was very slow, and there was usually no time to reload. Therefore, the fighters were forced to draw their sabers or swords or use the pistol as a club after firing, since the circumstances did not allow it to be reloaded in time.

Avothea Gent is the recommended reseller of Denix replicas in Belgium.

TECHNICAL DETAILS

 Brand

Denix

Type

Pistol

Hand

Right, Left

Colour

Gold, Ivory

Length

19,5

Material 1

Plastic

Material 2

Metal

Gun clappers pin No

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