A Cased Double Barrel Percussion Pistol

A Cased 40 Bore Double Barrel Percussion Pistol by Hollis Brothers.
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A Cased 40 Bore Double Barrel Percussion Pistol by Hollis Brothers. With octagonal barrels, decorated with a geometric band at the muzzle and engraved, HOLLIS BROTHERS along the top flat and fitted with a top sprung bayonet, decorated with sprays of foliage toward the breech, foliate engraved box-lock action fitted with sliding safety catches , cocks decorated en suite, chequered walnut butt, with vacant oval escutcheon, foliate engraved butt cap with trap, foliate engraved trigger guard, fitted with captive ramrod and stamped with Birmingham proofs: in an associated box with flask, bullet mould and balls. The pistol has been in this box for some time. 


HOLLIS BROTHERS

Richard Two gunmakers of this name, at Birmingham, apparently marked guns ‘London’ c. 1820-45. 


Howard L. Blackmore (1986) Gunmakers Of London 1350-1850, George Shumway Publishing, York, Pennsylvania, USA.


Dimensions:

Bore: 40 Bore 

Barrel Length: 4 Inches (10.16 cm)

Overall Length: 8 Inches (20.32 cm)

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