GUN SHOP, JODHPUR
A RARE, POSSIBLY UNIQUE .22 (RF) GOLD-PLATED PENCIL-PISTOL, no visible serial number,
constructed in 1948 to a design by H.H. The Late Maharaja of Jodhpur in the form of a writing instrument, with 2 3/4in smooth-bore barrel containing a removable propelling pencil mechanism, the outer body inscribed 'Gun Shop Jodhpur, 1948', rear half of body forming a sliding breech and concealed trigger, rear mounted suspension ring/cocking piece and blued steel pocket clip (very light wear and frosting to plating), together with its original red celluloid velvet lined display case with makers label, provision for ten rounds of ammunition, a cleaning rod (present) and a loose label stating its presentation to The Earl Mountbatten of Burma and other history.
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