London, King Street-South Kensington Offsite sale
18 July 2002
A PAIR OF 48-BORE FLINTLOCK BOX-LOCK POCKET PISTOLS
Signed G. Briggs, London, circa 1820
With turn-off barrels each with an engraved band of foliage at the muzzle, signed foliate engraved actions (one cock replaced), rollers, blued steel-springs, engraved thumbpiece safety-catches also locking the steels, blued folding triggers, and chequered walnut butts each with silver escutcheon and engraved silver pommel, in contemporary cloth 'shoddies', Birmingham proof marks
6in. (15.2cm.) (4)
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