A 15 Bore Spanish Percussion Belt Pistol by Vicenta de Aguire, Eibar, dated 1832. With tapering barrel, 15cm, moulded at the muzzle, inscribed Eibar de Herraduras Anno 1832, and struck with barrelsmiths mark, engraved breech, engraved grooved tang, signed, engraved lock, fitted with characteristic hammer formed as a dog. Figured walnut full stock, chequered butt, iron mounts including trigger guard with foliate terminal, belt hook and ivory tipped ramrod. Overall length 30cm.
This maker is recorded in Eibar at the slightly earlier date 1810-1829. See Larranaga, 1984, page 140.
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