Horst Held * Antique Handguns
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TANNER in Hannover,
Støckel: Carl Daniel Tanner, Hannover, 1791 - 1858,
Hofrüstmeister = court gun maker,
Kingdom of Hannover.





set trigger





chamber closed



chamber open


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 1850s 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!   


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