.22 caliber, 7.5" barrel, no S/N. Engraved at breech with a flourish, frame engraved en suite with barrel as is triggerguard. Steel buttcap sparely engraved. Figured fluted walnut butt. Self-cocking percussion mechanism undoubtedly patented by Caron, operated by the tipping down of barrel. The whole cased in its original French-fitted rosewood case with accessories comprising ramrods, associated turnscrew. Blue velvet lined with Caron label and owners initials "C.M." on brass escutcheon.
Barrel retains strong traces of original blue with frame mostly gray metal showing minor corrosion on left side. Spur triggerguard with minor wear, buttcap with some staining. Figured butt retains much original varnish with one minor hairline crack extending .625" from frame. Action functions perfectly. Bore is fair.