A Cased Pair of Percussion Pistols signed Forsyth. With heavy octagonal sighted barrels, engraved ‘London’ in gothic script, foliate engraved breech plugs decorated with double platinum lines and platinum plugs. Stamped with Birmingham proofs beneath. Signed border engraved locks, decorated with foliage throughout. Half-stocked in walnut (both pistols with slither repair in front of the lock plates, running to the fore-end cap) cut with chequering at the grips, with vacant oval white-metal escutcheons, steel trigger guards decorated with foliage on the bows, turned ramrod pipes, with brass mounted ramrods with concealed worms. Birmingham proofs. Contained in a contemporary pistol box with all accessories including, bullet mould, powder flask, The box has the label for ‘Williams & Powell Gunmakers Birmingham’. A nice honest set.
Bore: 16 Bore
Barrel Length: 8 Inches (20.32 cm)
Overall Length: 13.5 Inches (34.29 cm)