A Flintlock Pocket Pistol by Twigg

A Flintlock Box-Lock Pocket Pistol by Twigg, London.
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A Flintlock Box-Lock Pocket Pistol by Twigg, London. With round turn-off brass barrel fitted below with a sprung bayonet, the trigger guard releasing the bayonet, border engraved brass box-lock action, decorated with stands of arms and signed on  the left side, ‘TWIGG’ sliding safety catch, slab sided walnut butt, stamped with London proofs.  


TWIGG

John Fox, born Grantham, Lincs., 1732 Gunmaker, Angel Ct, Charing Cross, 1755-60; 132 Strand (opposite Catherine Street) 1760-76; Piccadilly, 1776-90. Warehouses, Little Somerset Street. 1771; 30 Cornhill, 177; George Yd., Tower Hill, 1779. Contractor to East India Co., 1772-89. In partnership with John Bass from 1788. Died 1790. 


Howard L. Blackmore (1986) Gunmakers Of London, 1350-1850. George Shumway Publisher. USA. 


Dimensions:

Bore: 54 Bore

Barrel Length: 3.5 Inches (9 cm)

Overall Length: 9 Inches (22.5 cm)

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