Frankrijk - Saint Etienne - Model 1777 - Cavalry - Vuursteen - Pistool - 17.1 mm

Omschrijving
Frankrijk - Saint Etienne - Model 1777 - Cavalry - Vuursteen - Pistool - 17.1 mm
Zeer Goed - 1785 - Gladde loop

Flintlock cavalry or saddle pistol 1777 T Type 2:
Total length: 33 cm
Barrel length: 19 cm
Calibre: 17.1 mm
Weight: 1.4 kg
Year: 1785

Chest pistol second type: no belt hook, three-sided bolt, enlarged trigger guard.
Rod is bulb type and pierced (not the case for the first type).
A limited number of copies manufactured from 1783 to 1792 (the first type from 1778 to 1783).
This model was adopted by the United States, manufactured under the name of North & Cheney 1799 (used during the war of independence).

Metal parts: no oxidation, very good condition.
Very nice marking on bolt: year ‘85’ and some hallmark punches:
Lock: marked ‘Saint Etienne’ with a letter ‘J’ topped with a crown.
Mechanism in very good condition, complete and functional, with no play.
Butt in walnut wood, in good (healthy) condition.
Please note: the trigger guard attachment has been re-soldered, some screws seem recent, the battery is recent.

See pictures; I am happy to answer your questions.
Good luck in the auction.

Kavelgegevens
Land van herkomst
Frankrijk
Fabrikant
Saint Etienne
Model
Model 1777
Type wapen
Pistool
Vuurmechanisme
Vuursteen
Subgenre
Cavalry
Caliber
17.1 mm
Staat
Zeer Goed
Fabricage jaar
1785
Het trekken van de loop
Gladde loop
Totale lengte
33 cm
Loop/lemmet lengte
19 cm
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