Pedersoli Howdah Hunter 20-Ga Pistol
Buy Pedersoli Howdah Hunter during the primary period of British colonial government in India, the Howdah pistols for his or her power and reliability is prefer by the officers of the English army within the distant outposts of the wide empire, but the most use was at close range to prevent dangerous wild animals like the tiger which is know to leap upon the Howdah atop the elephants back. The Howdah name is the palanquin mounted on the elephant. The locks are embellishe with engraving featuring wild animals within their natural habitat, case-hardened color finish. The walnut stock two check sections to grant a firm, comfortable, and stable grip because of the counterweight butt plate. Similar with case guns of English tradition, the gun is additionally offer during a mahogany with accessories.
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The stock may be a three-quarter stock check stock. 58 caliber double barrels, blued, taper round – .985 at breech to .825 at muzzle. Front sight may be a brass bead. Barrel is 11 1/4“ long . Uses #11 percussion caps. Features color casehardened steel furniture which incorporates locks, butt cap, wedge plates, trigger plate, trigger guard & tang. Engraved lock plates (Rhino & scrolls on one – Leopard on other). Scroll engraving on hook breech tang & trigger plate. Overall length of pistol is eight 1/2“. Uses a 1/4X28 nipple (NP1365).
Classic pistol with side by side barrels reproducing the Anglo-Saxon guns’ style used for the hunt in the second half of the Eighteen hundreds in the far colonial territories and India.