A bullet firing bow, 23 7/8” length with brass inlaid hardwood stock. The fore end encased in iron anchoring the bow and mounted with a sight. Stepped finial and swelled butt. Self-cocking mechanism with intricate folding peep sight. A charming weapon which originally mounted a string with a small pouch or basket which held the lead ball projectile. See Hunting Weapons, Blackmore, fig.78.