A Flintlock Overcoat Pistol by Brunton of York. With sighted octagonal barrel engraved ‘YORK’ along the top flat, with single gold line at breech and platinum touch-hole, profusely engraved tang fitted with rear-sight, stepped bevelled lock signed beneath the pan and fitted with a sliding safety catch, full-stocked in walnut, cut with a band of chequering at the grip and with vacant rectangular escutcheon, steel trigger guard engraved with shield surrounded by foliage on the bow and pineapple finial, single turned ramrod pipe with brass tipped ramrod.
Made screw barrel flintlock pocket pistols with folding trigger, and flintlock holster pistols. Shop at York.
A. Merwyn Carey (1954) English, Irish and Scottish Firearms Makers, Acro Publishing Company, New York.
Bore: 18 Bore
Barrel Length: 6 Inches (15.24 cm)
Overall Length: 11 Inches (27.94 cm)