A Flintlock Box-Lock Pocket Pistol by Johnson & Collins. With round turn-off barrel fitted below with a sprung bayonet, the trigger guard releasing the bayonet, border engraved box-lock action, decorated with stands of arms and signed on the left side, ‘JOHNSON & COLLINS’ sliding safety catch, slab sided walnut butt, stamped with Birmingham proofs.
Johnson & Collins [about 1810]
Made flintlock pocket pistols and steel barrel flintlock blunderbusses. Shop at Birmingham.
A. Merwyn Carey (1954) English, Irish and Scottish Firearms Makers, Acro Publishing Company, New York.
Bore: 54 Bore
Barrel Length: 2.5 Inches (6.35 cm)
Overall Length: 8 Inches (20.32 cm)