Reproduction of a metal and wood spark gun with load and fire simulator mechanism.
Spark pistols, one of the firearms most used by pirates in the eighteenth century., had a flint or flint, which during the operation of the hammer produced the spark by lighting the gunpowder. These weapons need manual recharging and ammunition after each blow. The ammunition, which was inserted through the mouth, consisting of dust, paper covers, which served to hold tablets and thrust on the barrel.
In combat, usually these weapons were used for one shot, as the charging method was very slow and was not used to have recharge time. Therefore fighters after the recovery were forced to unsheat the sabers or swords or use the gun as a club, because the circumstances did not allow the charging time.
Live with the historical reproduction of this denix gun the pirate adventures and misadventures in the Caribbean seas!