Account Login Create a New Account. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. These were quite popular for hunting in India especially during the late 19 th and into the early 20 th century. The hunter needed a way to defend himself quickly and easily — much more so than a long barreled rifle could provide. Howdah pistols over various designs were carried by hunters as secondary arms for defense against wild animals while game hunting. Search Categories Archives Links.
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Holland & Holland No One gun that has always seemed very interesting to me is the. Take for instance this rather unusual over and under pistol.
The Howdah Pistol – Built for the Final Charge. Westley Richards
to Charles Lancaster who used the design for their Howdah and Officer pistols. This Westley Richards version is proofed for the 2 1/2″ cartridge. Antony Cribb Ltd, Specialist Arms and Armour Auctions and Valuations.
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Pair of Engraved Side by Side Smooth Bore Percussion Howdah Styl
FOR A cased Percussion Officers Howdah Pistol by Westley Richards, 11" overall. 4 ½” musket bore side by side barrels engraved on the rib ''Westley Richards
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Accessories The Explora. Got One to Sell? Perhaps not serving much of a true purpose these days, I still think they are typically great values if one is interested in the history or possible providence of these types of guns.
A Westley Richards Over & Under Pistol Westley Richards
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Your browser is out of date! These hand guns each have damascus barrels with varied twist patterns, scroll engraving on the lock plates, hammers and trigger guards, animal faces on the hammers and initial shields on the upper wrist.
Seeing such a case always fills us with anticipation and yet again we were not disappointed.
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Very similar to "A" with a slightly darker appearance to the barrels, a few additional mild dings in the wood and an imperfection in the varnish near the left trigger. The barrels are approximately 12 bore and each has a brass bead front sight at the front of the rib.