An unusual boxlock percussion pocket pistol

Item:
494
Region:
Britain
Type:
Firearms, Pistols
Description:
An unusual boxlock percussion pocket pistol by Baker c 1835. The short turn off barrel deeply cut with 8 groove rifling, engraved with frond tips at the muzzle and struck with Birmingham proof marks. The rounded frame engraved with foliage and signed BAKER LONDON, concealed trigger and sliding safety catch. The finely chequered rounded walnut butt inlaid with a vacant silver escutcheon.
Metrics:
Barrel length 1" (2.5cms) Overall length 4¾" (12cms)
Price:
£445