SHS 15: 1822 St. Etienne Pistol

On this episode of the Second Hand Showcase, we have something that is almost 200 years old. And by my estimates, probably still safe to fire. 

This pistol was manufactured at the St. Etienne (MAS) arsenal in 1822 as a flint-lock action. 

In 1854 it was converted to percussion cap. 

Is 68 caliber. 

Has a custom flat-faced trigger (I couldn’t resist. Not sorry) 

And I am told it can also do double duty as a club. Is this true? I don’t know. But I have high confidence that one strike from the butt, and your adversary would be rendered, “combat-ineffective”.

If you wish to know more about this pistol, please contact the dealer directly at the link below.




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