in English "workman"
very pretty small pocket-knife-pistol with
4" / 105mm round barrel for caliber .32 percussion, smooth
shot in single action, combined with a 4½"
folding knife, a 2" folding cork screw with functions also as
trigger and a 4" folding hook-shaped device to defuse. All the metal parts are
nickel plated. The mountings are engraved in foliage and an escutcheon, the
panels are made from ivory-colored gutta-percha nicely engraved with hunting scenes,
on the right side an archer and on the left side a hunter with rifle and the
The knife pistol is stored in a rawhide case.
According to the seller under the plate is engraved "Boden". Støckel lists J.
Boden, Liège, circa 1847 - 1851, which is correct for a percussion arm.
All parts of the
are in perfect working order, it is unique and in excellent condition. sold