AF Wirsing gallery pistol - David Swan Collection
AF Wirsing gallery pistol - David Swan Collection.
With thanks to Rod Meek of Anderson & Garland Auctioneers (www.andersonandgarland.com) for permission to post these pics of a gun auctioned in 2015.
"A mid 19th Century .274cal. Gallery air pistol, by A. F. Wirsing & Co., circa 1860's, the octagonal steel barrel and brass mount fitted trigger guard cocking action, the walnut chequer cut grip fitted metal cap, 14in. overall length, in associated oak case.
Hammer Price: £1,400.00"
See also the Virginia Military Institute - Airgun Collection of Henry Stewart (see COLLECTIONS OF AIRGUNS section)