A Flintlock Pocket Pistol by Conway of Manchester. With round turn-off barrel, stamped with Birmingham proofs at the breech, engraved steel box-lock action, signed ‘CONWAY’ on a plaque to the left and ‘MANCHESTER’ to the right, fitted with a sliding safety catch, slab sided walnut grip, steel trigger guard.
Conway, Thomas [1820-1850]
Shop at Manchester. made cased flintlock travelling pistols and flintlock blunderbusses; later percussion pepperboxes, also double barrel percussion pistols with belt hook, and percussion revolvers, Tranters patent.