A 40 bore percussion holster pistol by Hutcheson
A 40 bore percussion holster pistol by Hutcheson, Cambridge. The lock is signed and engraved with scrolling foliage, the steel furniture is engraved en-suite. The pistol is fitted with a swivel ramrod, the walnut fullstock has a chequered grip, and the German silver escutcheon is engraved with the owner's initials C.F.R.
Barrel length 7¼" (18.5cms) overall length 13" (33cms)
Henry Hutcheson, gunmaker, Cambridge, Camb 7, Benet Street (1857-1864); 65 Trumpington Street 1864-1868