T. Barns

Percussion Single Shot Underhammer Pistol, By T. Barns, Greensburg, IA, with Holster and Cleaning Rod.

Circa 1850.

.25 caliber, 11 1/4 inch part octagonal, part round barrel with brass pin front sight; the top of barrel breech marked T BARNS/GREENBURG IA; brass mounts to varnished walnut grips. Period leather form-fitted holster, with slot for hickory cleaning rod; strap and belt loop for attachment to user.

Many thanks to "GREG MARTIN AUCTION" for the photos.