November 01, 2016 10:00 AM EDT Cincinnati


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Rare Indian Katar Percussion Pistol

.31 caliber, 5" barrel, 7" blade length.  Extensive gold koftgari work. Late 19th century to early 20th century.  These are most often seen with a hidden dagger.  Green covered scabbard with engraved silver tip. The present example is the only pistol we have encountered.

Condition:

Excellent overall with a some pitting on the guard and blade.  Retaining most of the gold work.  Scabbard is excellent with some light wear.

Estimate: $1,500 - $2,500
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$2,300
11/01/2016

 

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