A Four-Barrelled Pistol by Clarke of London.

A Good Four-Barrelled Box-Lock Pistol by Clarke of London.
£1,950.00
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ID: 4764

A Good Four-Barrelled Box-Lock Pistol by Clarke of London. With round turn-off barrels, numbered ‘5’, ‘6’, ‘7’ and ‘8’ stamped at the breeches with London proofs, border engraved breeches and box-lock action, decorated with scrolling foliage and signed, ‘R. CLARKE’ on a rococo scroll surrounded by flowers to the left and ‘No. 102 CHEAPSIDE LONDON’ to the right, slab sided walnut butt, with vacant oval escutcheon. A Scarce pistol!


CLARKE

Richard Hardwaremen at first, then Goldsmiths & Jewellers, 62 Cheapside, 1797-1829. Retailed guns with his name and address later marked guns marked ‘CLARKE & SON’. 


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


Dimensions:

Bore: 80 Bore

Barrel Length: 2.75 Inches (6.98 cm)

Overall Length: 9 Inches (22.86 cm)

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