Napoleon's personal flintlock pistol was made in 1806 by Jean-Baptiste Gribeauval, of St. Etienne and is preserved in a French museum. History records the fact that it was used as a traveling pistol, carried by Napoleon in his overcoat. Napoleon's insignia is prominently displayed on the grip and the gun making talents of Gribeauval are readily apparent. This non-firing replica is accurately detailed and provides a great collector and conversation piece. Working mechanism. Cannot be made to fire.