An 18-Bore Flintlock Duelling Pistol by Jones & Co. With sighted browned octagonal barrel, with gold poincon stamped ‘LONDON’ single gold band and platinum plug, engraved steel tang incorporating rear-sight. Bevelled engraved lock fitted with sliding safety catch, French style cock, rain-proof pan. Half-stocked in walnut with chequered grip and silver wire inlay around the butt, a stand of arms on the butt and an engraved silver fore-end cap. Steel trigger guard decorated with foliage and pineapple finial, turned ramrod pipes, with brass mounted ramrod with worm.
JONES & Co
John & Co. Gunmakers, 12 Bells Buildings, Salisbury Square, 1828-30. Factory at Birmingham 1814-1835. Marked guns ‘LONDON’
Howard L. Blackmore (1986) Gunmakers Of London, 1350-1850. George Shumway Publisher. USA.
Bore: 18 Bore
Barrel Length: 9 Inches (22.86 cm)
Overall Length: 15 Inches (38.10 cm)