Maker: Jacques Turbiaux, Paris
This is a scarce "Le Protector" Palm pistol, the box of ammunition is more scarce than the pistol itself. The serial number is 5099. 6mm, 1 1/4 inch barrel. Nickel plate finish. Hard rubber circular side panels. Center is marked: Systeme E. Turbiaux, Paris. Reverse marked: Le Protector/B. Sgogen en France et al Entracer. Together with green felt lined pocket holster with snap closure. Condition is very good retaining approximately 90-95% nickel finish with scattered wear and scratched. Mechanically very sound, Holster is very good. The box of 100 6mm cartridges with illustrated yellow label marked: Protector'/Systeme Turbiaux Bte. "Cartouches Pour Revolver De Poche/A Percussion Centrale/'Le S.G.D.G./an France at a I'Etranger/Paris./100/Cal. 6mm. GAUPILLAT/Paris". Illustration shows holding a "Le Protector" palm pistol. A rare and desirable accessory for this rare pistol. Condition of cartridge box is Very Good. Minor seam separations to box lid. Label is excellent with light wear. Cartridges good with minor age oxidation. The ammo is one of the very rarest to find. It is a great set.
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