Large caliber double barrel pistol in the English style,used at close range to stop tigers which commonly leaped upon elephants carrying hunters in Howdah in the far away colonial territories.
The stock is a three-quarter stock w/checkered pistol grip. European walnut w/satin finish. .50 kaliber double barrel, blued, tapered round - .985 at breeh to .825 at muzzle. Front sight is a brass bead. Barrel is 11 1/4" in length. Uses #11 percussion caps. Features color casehardened steel furniture which includes locks, buttcap, wedge plates, triggerplate, triggerguard & tang. Engraved lockplates (Rhino & scrolls on one - Leopard on other). Scroll engraving on hook breech tang & triggerplate. Overall length of pistol is 18 1/2". Uses a 1/4X28 nipple (NP1365).