Item #: BQ1992 -- A Rare Mid-19th Century Japanese .50 cal. Box Lock Percussion Pistol -- $1000.00
As patterned after European and American types. As obtained with partially cleaned steel surfaces, typical simple scroll engraving and chisel carved texture on hardwood handle. Lock and trigger mechanisms function well.This is a very interesting transitional pistol that was manufactured for a short period while the matchlock was being phased out. 38.8 cm. overall.