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A Joseph Manton 30 bore scratch rifled percussion duelling pistol converted from flintlock, almost certainly by the maker. The gun has a new breech and retains faded brown to the barrel and case hardening colours to the breech and tang. The ramrod pipe, the trigger guard and butt cap retain a high percentage of original blue. The Serial No. 5805 is engraved on the trigger guard. The pistol has good wood with one or two minor knocks and undamaged chequering. Very good working order and condition. Barrel length 10in. Overall length 15¼ in.
Stock No. 4671
A late Queen Anne rifled 38 bore silver mounted turnoff cannon barrelled flintlock pistol by Adams with silver hallmarks for 1777. The pistol has tower proof marks and silver wire inlay to butt with a few losses. It has a grotesque butt cap and the metal work is to a dark patina. Barrel length 4½ in. Overall length 10½in.
Stock No. 4658
An 11mm. double barrelled side-by-side Continental pinfire pistol with concealed triggers. The metal work is to a grey patina with some light pitting. There is a small chip to the grip on the right hand side, otherwise smooth wood with one or two minor knocks. Barrel length 4½ in.
Overall 8½ in. Good working order and fair condition
Stock No. PR10
An 18 bore silver mounted canon barrelled flintlock pistol circa 1745, marked 'London' and with maker's mark 'WT' (William Turvey 2, apprentice to George Turvey 1742; free of Gunmakers Co. 1750) The pistol has a silver trophy of arms side plate and ornate silver escutcheon. Unusually, also, it has a double grotesque silver butt cap mask. It has good wood with a couple of shrinkage cracks behind the lock. The front screw to the pan cover protrudes slightly. Barrel length 7in. Overall 12½ in. Good working order and good condition.
Stock No. 4669
A very rare Board of Ordnance Contract of 1813 military flintlock
pistol. These pistols were manufactured in very small quantities and most
were supplied to Indians along the Canadian border to fight the Americans.
This one was supplied by Morris H.M. & Co. who supplied between 200 and
300 guns. This is a very rare survivor and is in very good condition - a
must-have for the collector of British Military pistols. Comes complete
with associated articles and a letter from de Witt Bailey.
Stock No. 4642
A very good three barrelled tap action 130 bore flintlock pistol by Whalley, Macclesfield. The action body is to a grey patina and some of the metal work has been re-blued. It has a rolled trigger guard and is a very sharp, clean little pistol. Barrel group 2in. Overall length 6in. Very good working order.
Stock No. 4640
A very good New Land flintlock service pistol dated 1800. The gun is marked Crown GR and Tower to lock and retains 10-15% original finish to barrel. It has good, un-scrubbed wood with minor storage knocks. There is an almost invisible repaired crack to the underside of the fore end where the ram rod enters the stock. The gun appears to be basically un-issued.
Stock No. 4424
A 20 bore manstopper overcoat pistol by Hetherinton of Nottingham. The pistol has very good clean wood with a silver escutcheon to butt. The metal work is very clean and sharp with brown to the barrel. Very good working order and condition. Overall length 8in. Barrel length 3in.
Stock No. 4571
A very fine pair of 16 bore "manstopper" overcoat percussion pistols by Fyfe of Greenock. This is a very crisp and sharp pair of pistols. The metal is to a dark patina and there are traces of case colour to the action and hammers. They have very good slab sided butts with a few minor knocks. Overall length 9½in. Barrel length 3¾in.
Stock No. 4555
A Model 1822 French military percussion pistol. This gun has nice marking to the wood and is dated 1846 to left side of butt. There is some light pitting round the nipple and the steel is to a grey patina. The hammer screw is missing. Good working order and fair condition.
Stock No. 4528
A 22 bore turnoff Queen Anne flintlock pistol, circa 1750, by Barbar. The pistol has a grotesque silver butt cap and pierced silver side plates. The wood is good with one or two minor knocks. It has nice clean metal which is to a dark patina. The canon barrel is frozen. Good working order and condition. Overall length: 11in. Barrel length: 6in.
Stock No. 4501
A very fine New Land pattern flintlock service pistol in un-issued condition. The barrel retains nearly all its original brown and there is a crown GR and Tower to the lock. The gun has very fine unscrubbed wood dated 1800. There is a very old, small chip below the lock and an almost invisible repaired crack to the fore-end where the ramrod enters the wood. The gun has the usual minor storage knocks. Very good working order and fine condition.
Stock No. 4423
A Scandinavian military 13 bore percussion pistol converted from flintlock. This gun has, unusually, British proof marks. The metal is to a dark patina and there is a repaired crack on the right hand side of the fore-end above the lock and the usual crack on the left hand side from the rear screw to barrel. Good working order. Barrel length 8in. Overall 14in.
Stock No. 4375
A very good Crown VR 1858 Tower percussion rifled .577 Lancer pistol. The gun has very good wood with the usual issue knocks and scratches. There is a small loss to the rear of the lock. The backstrap to grip is cut for a shoulder stock and is marked AWEYC16. The metalwork is to a dark patina with one or two very small patches of pitting. Fair rifling to bore.
Stock No. 4299
A very fine Heavy Dragoon flintlock pistol by Abbey in sleepy condition. Storekeeper's marks to side of trigger guard and to ramrod channel and what appears to be the original ramrod. The pistol has very good wood to stock with a small sliver loss to right hand side of fore-end. (Very old loss) The stock is marked "1780". The pistol has fine brass furniture with no damage and the rest of the metal work is to a dark patina. A very fine example of a rare pistol.
Stock No. 4334
A very good 16 bore William IV New Land Pattern flintlock pistol, with full military markings. The wood of this pistol is in untouched condition and this is a very nice, clean pistol.
Stock No. 4327
A very rare and massive over-under 28 bore flintlock boxlock tap action pistol by NOCK. Barrel group length 7in. Overall length 14½in. This pistol was possibly made for a shop display as it is very unusual to find one of this size. Very good working order and condition.
Stock No. 4331
A 22 bore flintlock boxlock cannon barrelled turnoff pistol by BUNNEY in the Queen Anne style. The pistol has silver wire inlay to the butt with one or two small losses. The butt has two small repairs to the wood, silver escutcheon and silver grotesque butt cap with Birmingham hallmarks for 1776. The pistol has a sliding trigger guard safety. The metal work of the pistol is to a dark patina with no pitting. The pistol is in good working order and condition. Barrel length 5in. Overall length 12in.
Stock No. 4191
A very early naval flintlock pistol circa 1730 by David Collumbell. The pistol has all the features of an early sea service pistol: wavy sideplate, belt hook, large lobed brass buttcap, plain ram rod pipe, pointed trigger guard finial, barrel tang screw fixed through to the trigger guard, single screw on lock tail, shallow unbridled pan, trefoil frizzen spring finial, ridge on frizzen arm and swamped barrel.Overall length 14in. barrel length 8in. The gun is in very good working order and condition, with good wood. (David Collumbell apprentice to Gerrett Johnson in 1712. Gunmaker, King Street, Westminster. Allowed to prove guns by Gun Makers Company 1730. Allowed to bind apprentices in Gun Makers Company 1734-56. Parliament Street, Westminster, 1763. Gunmaker to Ordnance 1756. East India Company 1761)
Stock No. 4190
A pair of fine 17 bore back action lock-off pistols with swivel ramrods by NOCK retaining most original finish and varnish to wood. A few minor handling knocks to wood and small loss of finish to one trigger guard.
Stock No. 3089