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AN UNUSUAL PAIR OF SCOTTISH SIDE-BY-SIDE FLINTLOCK BOXLOCK TAP-ACTION POCKET PISTOLS
AN UNUSUAL PAIR OF SCOTTISH SIDE-BY-SIDE FLINTLOCK BOXLOCK TAP-ACTION POCKET PISTOLS

BY W. LAING, EDINBURGH, CIRCA 1820

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AN UNUSUAL PAIR OF SCOTTISH SIDE-BY-SIDE FLINTLOCK BOXLOCK TAP-ACTION POCKET PISTOLS
BY W. LAING, EDINBURGH, CIRCA 1820
With engraved short turn-off barrels each retaining traces of original blued finish and respectively numbered from '1' to '4', signed brass border and scroll engraved actions, scrolled thumb-catch for the rotating priming-pan drum mounted to the left side, engraved sliding thumb-piece safety-catches, folding triggers, figured flat-sided walnut butts each with chequered spine, and vacant silver escutcheons
6 ¼ in. (16 cm.) overall
Birmingham proof marks

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