A brass framed and brass barrelled boxlock flintlock pocket pistol

Item:
927
Region:
Britain
Type:
Firearms, Pistols
Description:
A brass framed and brass barrelled boxlock flintlock pocket pistol by Thomas, London c 1800. The frame, engraved with a border containing Thomas in script and LONDON in italics, is struck with 2 small crowned P Birmingham proof marks, the barrel unscrews for loading. Fitted with a sliding safety catch and a walnut butt. Good age patina.
Metrics:
Barrel length 1½” (3.75cms) Overall length 6” (15.5cms)
Notes:
Henry Thomas is recorded working at Cherry Street (1773-1776); Colmore Row 1780; Newhall Street (1783-1811) in Birmingham.
Price:
£490