A Percussion Over & Under Pistol

A Rare and Unusual Over & Under Pistol by Cogswell & Harrison.
£950.00

ID: 2655

With sighted turn-over barrel decorated with a band of geometric engraving at the breech and muzzle, profusely engraved box-lock action signed within an oval on the top, with cock decorated en suite, chequered walnut butt with vacant white metal escutcheon, in an associated box with powder flask and bullet mould. 


COGSWELL

Benjamin Pawnbroker, 4 Bengal Pl., New Kent Road, 1830-42. Gun & Pistol Warehouse (Successor to Edward Benton), 224 Strand, 1842-56; gunmaker, 1857-63. Granted Regd. Design No. 1378 (Cap magazine for revolvers), 1848; No. 3389 (Six-shot pistol), 1852. Became Cogswell & Harrison, gunmakers, still in business. 


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


Dimensions:

Bore: 54 Bore

Barrel Length: 3 Inches (7.62 cm)

Overall Length: 7.5 Inches (19.05 cm)

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