1727 potzdam pistol
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Loyalist Arms and Repairs is pleased to introduce our new 1727 flintlock Potzdam pistol.
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Potzdam was a major arms producing town throughout the 17th to 19th Century.
This particular pistol, is intended for the cavalry or dragoons .
The barrel length is 15+ inches, making it one of the longest pistols of it's time.
The thumb piece bears the mark of Fredrick the Great, one of the great military leaders of all time..
This pistol would have been used throughout the 7 Years War in Europe, French & Indian War, and Revolutionary War in America.
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This pistol bears the same general style, typical of all Germanic firearms of the 18th Century.
Heavy stocks with chiselled relief carving around lock area, breech tang, and thimbles.
The locks, (unbridled), also have that heavy chiselled look.
*This prototype pistol has a steel rammer. Production models will have wood rammers.*
Caliber is .65.
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Close up of lock.
The banana shaped, flat lock with the wavy tail, is an exact copy of the original.
Notice also, the frizzen spring, which is fastened to the plate from inside, a nice touch of detail.
The chiselled script on the lock reads: "POTZDAM MAGAZ"
All correct style furniture is brass.
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Side Plate.
Again, note the accurate typical styling of this firearm with the wavy side plate, 3 screws & relief carving.
Thumb piece/inlay has the crest of Fredrick the Great.
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Call or email us today for current availability.
Price:
Canadian, $396.00........US $355.00
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