Victorian Dog Scarer

Item ID: 2558 | Category: Antique And Vintage

In Victorian times the streets were a dangerous place, many had wild mad dogs wandering at night. A Gentlemen of society would carry one of these to fire into the air. The loud crack would scare the dogs and save the man from certain injury or death. A robber may also be deterred thinking the gun was real. A handy little item to have on a dark Victorian evening. This is a rare one as they are usually very small. This measures 19cms long.(Dog Head, Face & Hand shown for scale)

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