British Saddle Pistol
Horse / Trade Percussion Pistol, .70 inch calibre Smoothbore. Mis-matched barrel, lock, and wood furniture. "Tower" inscribed on barrel.
Loading method: muzzle loading,
Ignition system: percussion cap firing,
Place/date of origin: Great Britain [1860s],
Possibly to have been issued to the Kai Iwi Volunteers during the New Zealand Land Wars.
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Stock and forend wood;
Butt plate, trigger guard, rammer tube, brass
227mm barrel length