This replica of French Napoleon Flintlock Pistol 1806 contain all the authentic working and moving parts but for obvious reasons are unable to fire a live round.
Napoleon’s personal flintlock pistol was made in 1806 by Jean- Baptiste Gribeauval, of St. Etienne and is preserved in a French Museum. Furthermore history records the fact that is was used as a travelling pistol, carried by Napoleon in his overcoat. Napoleon’s insignia is prominently displayed on the grip and the gun making talents of Gribeauval are readily apparent.
Flintlock pistols are one of the most commonly used firearms by the pirates in the eighteen century, had a flint or flint stone, which when it was triggered by the hammer producer the speak that ignited the gunpower. All these guns required to be ammo reload manually after each shot.
Free click & collect is available in store at 5 Westbourne arcade, Bournemouth. Mainland UK delivery costs £9.50.