A Flintlock Pocket Pistol by Southall & Son, London. With round turn-off barrel, engraved with a band at the muzzle, border engraved action, signed within an oval to the left and engraved with a stand of arms and foliage on the top (engraving refreshed), French cock decorated en suite (engraving refreshed) fitted with sliding safety catch that also locks the pan, swelling butt, chequered along the back with vacant silver escutcheon, London proofs.
Richard Jnr. Gunmaker, Birmingham, 1820-45. Marked guns ‘London’.
Howard L. Blackmore (1986) Gunmakers Of London, 1350-1850. George Shumway Publisher. USA.
Bore: 40 Bore
Barrel Length: 3.75 Inches (9.52 cm)
Overall Length: 8 Inches (20.32 cm)