French Pistolet modèle An XIII (1804)- Flintlock Pistol- Live firing
This is a reproduction French Pistolet modèle An XIII (1804)- Flintlock Pistol. It is a practical weapon and is fully functioning.
All weapons in this hire category are capable of firing live ammunition and are therefore strictly controlled by the UK firearms act. However, for film and theatrical use, we have adapted many of our firearms to function firing blank rounds only.
All of our practical firearms are available for hire for film, television and theatrical performance on the condition that each contract is strictly supervised by an approved and qualified company Armourer.
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This is one of our superb reproduction Black Powder Firing Firearms. An exact copy of the original weapon. The Pistolet modèle An XIII (year 13 model pistol) is a flintlock cavalry pistol, in service in French units from 1806. Usually issued in pairs and carried in leather wallets attached to the Saddle of each cavalryman. It was also issued to Officers and was extensively used by the French Navy. It was in general use up to the 1830’s when it was gradually replaced by Percussion Cap Pistols.