9mm Perrin caliber, 3.375" octagonal-to-round barrel, S/N 1939. Bright finish, varnished wood grips. Double action, folding trigger, 6-shot pocket revolver with removable 6.5" knife blade barrel shroud. Frame marked E PERRIN / & Cie BTE. Matching serial numbers on barrel and cylinder. 2nd type Perrin loading gate that opens upward to the rear, 3rd type frame with topstrap. Frame with simple foliate scroll engraving, knife blade engraved en suite. A lovely mid-19th century combination knife-pistol.
Very good. Metal with a dull pewter patina showing scattered surface oxidation and discoloration. Markings and engraving mostly clear. Mechanically functional, good bore with scattered oxidation and some light pitting. Grips with some wear, retaining much of their varnish and showing scattered handling marks and mars.