Original Civil War Period Pin Fire .44 Caliber Hand Cannon Antique Pistol Certified. Civil War Period about .44 caliber pin fire pistol In Semi-Working condition. There is no numbers so it is impossible to accurately date this one. It is a deluxe version with checkered wood grips and engraved frame. It is a drop trigger (the triggers drop down when cocked and retract when not cocked) This gun’s spring is tight and it does work and does fire and cock with one of the two triggers and hammers. the grips are worn but nice. Many European weapons were exported to the U.S. for sale before and during the Civil War. A classic Civil War period pistol and A choice semi-functioning display gun. A favorite of both Confederate and Union soldiers during the Civil War. Many Civil War soldiers carried private purchase “back up” weapons as illustrated in the photos. This gun is 100% guaranteed to be authentic, and unaltered. A fantastic functioning display piece. Complete museum documentation (COA) provided. This is a pre-1898 antique gun so no federal registration is required. Although this is a semi-working gun we do not recommend firing antique guns. If you decide to shoot it, we will not be held liable for any results. You are responsible for knowing your local laws. No sales to New Jersey, New York City, D.C., or outside the United States. No Paypal payments on guns. Also note when browsing our web site there are several pages of items, at the bottom of the list look for other page numbers. This is a real conversation piece! DO NOT MISS THIS ONE!