A Cased Pair of 120-Bore Percussion Box-Lock Pocket Pistols, Circa 1860. With turn-off barrels, signed scroll-engraved white-metal actions, thumb piece safety-catches, folding triggers, finely chequered walnut butts each with fluted pommel, silver escutcheons, in original fitted case lined in mauve velvet (faded) with accessories including flask, the exterior entirely covered in chequered leather (some losses), Birmingham proof marks.
DOOLEY, W. [1840-1872]
Shop at 11 Ranelagh Street,Liverpool. Made percussion pepperboxes, cased percussion travelling pistols and cased percussion duelling pistols, with loading equipment, also made percussion revolvers of Kerr Patent.
A. Merwyn Carey (1954) English, Irish and Scottish Firearms Makers, Acro Publishing Company, New York.
Bore: 120 Bore
Barrel Length: 1.25 Inches (3.175 cm)
Overall Length: 4.5 Inches (11.43 cm)