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Old 12-19-2012, 12:24 AM   #1
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I have this double barrel percussion cap pistol. My dad got it for free for plowing a driveway when he was in his 20s. I want to see if anybody can tell me anything about it.

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Old 12-19-2012, 02:47 AM   #2
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They were commonly called "muff pistols". do a google on that to get info. Most were made from about 1850 to about 1875. Not very pricey.



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Yep, what he said ^^^^^^^^^^

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I don't see a lot of double barreled ones. Those aren't damascus barrels are they!?

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They were commonly called "muff pistols". do a google on that to get info. Most were made from about 1850 to about 1875. Not very pricey.
Be careful googling anything containing the word "muff".

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I don't see a lot of double barreled ones. Those aren't damascus barrels are they!?
On my phone, they definitely look Damascus.
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On my phone, they definitely look Damascus.
Just remember not to hit the "I feel lucky" button.


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