A Good Flintlock Officers Pistol by T. Bolton & Co, London. With sighted octagonal barrel signed â€˜LONDONâ€™ with single platinum line at the breech and platinum touch-hole, profusely engraved steel tang incorporating back-sight, stepped bevelled lock signed â€™T BOLTON & COâ€™ and decorated with scrolling foliage, the cock profusely engraved with scrolling foliage, full-stocked in walnut cut with chequering at the grip, with a dark horn fore-end cap, engraved steel mounts comprising trigger guard and ramrod pipes, fitted with captive ramrod, in good clean order overall, retaining some original finish.
Gunmaker, Birmingham, 1800-8. Marked his guns â€˜Londonâ€™. Applied unsuccessfully for post of Proofmaster of Gunmakers Co., 1835.
Howard L. Blackmore (1986) Gunmakers Of London, 1350-1850. George Shumway Publisher. USA.
Bore: 16 Bore
Barrel Length: 8 Inches (20.32 cm)
Overall Length: 13.5 Inches (34.29 cm)