A Flintlock Blunderbuss Pistol by Court of London. With belled three-stage octagonal to round barrel, stamped below with Birmingham proofs, brass box-lock action, signed within an oval ‘LONDON’ on one side and ‘COURT’ on the other side, decorated with stands of arms. Fitted with sliding thumb-piece safety catch, slab-sided walnut butt with vacant oval escutcheon.
Henry Lock & Gunsmith, LondonSt., Greenwich, 1802-8.
Howard L. Blackmore (1986) Gunmakers Of London, 1350-1850. George Shumway Publisher. USA.
Barrel Length: 10 cm (4 Inches)
Overall Length: 21.5 cm (8.5 Inches)