With octagonal barrels engraved with a decorative band around the muzzles and the breeches, fitted with silver
fore-sights. Each engraved with 'Hornschurch a Reval'. The modern town of Tallinn was known as Reval prior
to its independence in 1918.
The style of decoration and screw-in fittings on these pistols is similar to a pair of flintlock revolvers by I. Polin
of Tula, preserved in the Gatchina Arsenal, cat. No. 87,88. See Gatchina 2011, p. 150.