Horst Held = Antique Handguns

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541 Lynnie Pennie Lane Midlothian, Texas 76065

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TANNER in Hannover
Støckel: Carl Daniel Tanner, Hannover, 1791 - 1858
Hofrüstmeister = court gun maker
Kingdom of Hannover





set trigger





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a pair of Tanner in Hannover made pill-lock pistols, with a rotating chamber breech loading device, about .30 caliber. These pistols have the hammer on the side what we call a "mule ear".
" round barrel with dovetail front sight, set trigger, crisp checkered grip with engraved butt cap, flared as typical for the 1850's period. Finely engraved with the mythical bandit-devil riding a goat backwards with a broom stick up the derriere.

Extremely rare pair in desirable condition $9,900.


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