A continental double barrel percussion pistol
The 7 1/2 inch side-by-side barrels in .65 caliber smoothbore. Scroll-engraved tang, back action locks, triggerguard and buttcap. Walnut half-stock with partially fluted grip.
Condition: Fair to good. Barrels with mottled grey patina showing some light pitting and traces of Damascus finish. Balance of metal with smooth, dark patina. Screw-on head of left cock screw missing. Barrel wedge an incorrect replacement. Wood with scattered minor marks and showing hairline crack at the top of the grip extending from the rear of one lockplate to the other.