Girandoni-style pistol - David Swan Collection
Girandoni-style 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 Girondoni style .42R air pistol, by Echad, 19th Century, with repeating grip flask action, the hexagonal barrel inscribed Echad, six shot magazine running down right hand side, fitted spring loaded sliding bar loading, the lock fitted hammer cocking, brass breech, all above carved floral decorated walnut stock, 15in. overall length.
Hammer Price: £2,500.00"