Art of Swords

Sword
/sôrd/
Noun
1. A weapon consisting typically of a long, straight or slightly curved, pointed blade having one or two cutting edges and set into a hilt.
2. An instrument of death or destruction.

120 Bore Belgian Pin-Fire Six-Shot Double-Action Knife-Revolver

  • Dated: circa 1865-70
  • Place of production: Liege, Belgium
  • Measurements: 34.2cm; 13 1/2in overall

The weapon comes with a robust fullered blade forged with recurved leading edge, engraved clipped point and with engraved ricasso housing the cylinder axis pin and carrying the ejection rod on the right (fore-sight missing).

The barrel action and cylinder are both decorated with neo-rocaille ornaments en suite with the blade (cylinder index defective) while the lower frame with inscription (pitted) is fitted with loading-gate and chequered wooden grips. 

Source & Copyright: Thomas Del Mar

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