This replica of French Napoleon Flintlock Pistol 1806 contains all the authentic working and moving parts but for obvious reasons is unable to fire a live round.
Napoleon’s personal flintlock pistol was commissioned by Nepoleon in 1806 and was meticulously handcrafted by Jean-Baptiste Gribeauval, of St. Etienne, and is preserved in the French National Militia Museum. Furthermore history records the fact that is was used as a travelling pistol, carried by Napoleon in his overcoat and is rumoured to have many kills attributed to it. Napoleon’s insignia is prominently displayed on the grip of the pistol the exceptional talents of master gun smith Gribeauval are readily apparent with its solid gold embellishments.
Flintlock pistols are one of the most commonly used firearms 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.
These Pistols 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.