Noel & Gueury

The rotary system and the carcass are engraved floral reasons at hollow bottom.

The radial turret has 12 blows and an external bolt of closing.

The hammer is horizontal and has a small swivelling part which can be put in lower part and prevents the hammer from striking.

The trigger is folding and the sticks are in drowning smooth.

Sebastien Amédée Noel, captain of armament and François Gueury, arms manufacturer in Paris.

Patent on March 06, 1865 for the “Rotovolver”, a weapon with cylinder in the axis of the barrel loading with black powder.


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Rare Engraved French Noel System 12-Shot Pill-Lock Turret Pistol,

c. 1860-70

7.65mm, 3 1/8-inch fluted octagonal barrel. Floral engraved rotary turret system, frame and gripstrap. 12-shot radial turret with outer locking latch. Folding trigger, Checkered hard rubber grips.