A Crisp Percussion Officers Pistol by Stacey of Sheffield. With sighted browned barrel, signed ‘SHEFFIELD’ along the top flat, with rear-sight towards the breech, foliate engraved breech plug with double platinum line, profusely engraved tang, foliate engraved lock, signed ‘Stacey’ cock decorated en-suite, full-stocked in walnut, the grip cut with chequering, with vacant white metal escutcheon, engraved steel mounts comprising trigger guard and ramrod pipes, in beautiful condition overall retaining most of tis original finish.
STACEY [about 1840]
Made box-lock percussion pocket pistols with folding triggers. Shop in Sheffield, Yorkshire.
A. Merwyn Carey (1954) English, Irish and Scottish Firearms Makers, Acro Publishing Company, New York.
Barrel Length: 8 Inches (20.32 cm)
Overall Length: 12.5 Inches (31.75 cm)