Scarce Swedish C.G. Granberg Double Barreled Percussion Knife Pistol

Currency:USD Category:Antiques / Firearms & Armory Start Price:1,800.00 USD Estimated At:4,500.00 - 7,000.00 USD
Scarce Swedish C.G. Granberg Double Barreled Percussion Knife Pistol
Produced by C.G. Granberg of Eskilstuna, Sweden, reportedly as part of a 90 arm contract for the Swedish prisons. The heavy blade measures 14" long, with a 5 1/2 inch false edge, a set of short single fullers, in which the barrels rest, and "C.G. GRANBERG 60" on the spine, with the "60" repeated on a number of components. Hammers are integrated into the cross guard, with fold out triggers on the opposite side and a mameluke pattern grip with smooth wood panels and brass lanyard hole escutcheons. The overall length of this pistol is 20 3/4 inches. With a black leather sheath with brass fittings
BBL: 4 inch round
Gauge: 38
Finish: bright
Grips: walnut
Serial Number: 60
Condition: Very good. The steel components are bright overall, with scattered pitting and areas of brown patina, spotting and handling marks. Grip is good, with exception of a few cracks, a chip absent the left panel, and pressure dents. Mechanically needs work. Sheath is good, with overall age cracks and material loss. Writer cannot recall us ever having one of these for auction! Very rare!