Single action, single shot percussion knife pistol with folding trigger and two knife blades. Barrel is constructed of brass, approximately 3-1/2 inches long, bored .28 caliber with British proof marks. Larger blade is broken in half, originally was a double-edged spear point blade measuring approximately 3-1/2 inch long by ½ inch wide. Smaller blade is a single edged drop point blade approximately 2-1/2 inches long by ¼ inch wide, marked on the ricasso: “JAMES / RODGERS/ SHEFFIELD. Folding trigger. German silver bolsters with pinned horn scales. German silver body incorporates a compartment with trapdoor. Well made by one of England’s premier makers. CONDITION: Fine overall. One broken blade. Bore is fine with moderate abrasions. Action operates properly Processing and shipping within the continental U.S. $35.00 plus 1.5% replacement cost insurance.
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