SOLD - Tom Weston Miniature 2mm Belmex Pistol - TWBMBSIG2.A Datasheet
This is the Berloque, Weston Belmex miniature 2mm pinfire pistols from Mexico City, Mexico - it is blue steel-plated and has a round butt with Mother of Pearl grips. This is an antique, produced between the 1940's and 1950's. This particular model is in "A" or great condition (graded based on the overall working condition and aesthetics for the same style and age) and in excellent condition for its age with minor scratches. This gun has a nice finish, with just some minor tarnish on the gun's body. There are believed to be only 200 of these guns ever made. The design is his "twist to the side" to load gun which was popular during the mid to late nineteenth century. Comes with everything you see here, including 2mm rim fire caps and push rod! Overall length is 2 1/4 inches.
Listed in "The Tiniest Guns" by Bob Urso Vol. 3 on page 72 as M1 Weston, Belmex.
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