A Good Antique Greek/Albanian Silver Stocked Miquelet Flint Pistol
A Good Antique Ottoman Empire (Greek/Albanian) Silver Stocked "Miquelet" Flint Pistol, circa. 1780- 1800. This type was used throughout the Mediterranean Sea. The pistol is all original with no restoration or replacement parts. 13.5", .67 cal. octagon-to-round steel barrel with unknown maker name engraved on the top. Lock is lightly engraved. The stock is of high relief repose' thick silver over a wood core and is in good condition with small minor dents. 21.25" overall length. In good working mechanical order.
Ref. pp. 60-65, 94. FIREARMS OF THE ISLAMIC WORLD., By, Robert Elgood, c. 1995.