This .67 caliber lantern-equipped pistol might be right at home in an 18th century version of Call of Duty.

This pistol was not very practical even for its time. The first thing you might notice is the lack of sights or even a general ability to aim the pistol. The biggest issue with this pistol might be the weight. While we don’t know exactly how much it weighs there is a lot of iron and wood visible so it probably weighs a least a couple of pounds.

While this might have been completely impractical in its day, this pistol still offers an interesting insight into the evolution of “tactical” arms and accessories. Maybe everything old is new again?

Image from Skallagrim on YouTube

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  • Secundius

    Probably an 18th century “Night Watchman’s Pistol/Lantern Combination”…