A Good Pair of Flintlock Officers Pistols by Calvert of Leeds. With round barrels decorated with a spray of foliage at the breech, stamped with Birmingham proofs and barrel smiths mark, tangs engraved with foliage, stepped, bevelled locks signed ‘CALVERT’ full stocked in walnut with regulation style brass furniture, comprising brass trigger guards decorated with star-bursts on the bow and foliate engraved finials, brass ramrod pipes with original horn-tipped ramrods with worms.
Calvert, T. W. [1810-1850]
Shop at Leeds, Yorkshire. Made box lock flintlock pocket and coach pistols. Later cased pairs of percussion duelling pistols with loading equipment and single-action percussion revolvers.
A. Merwyn Carey (1954) English, Irish and Scottish Firearms Makers, Acro Publishing Company, New York.
Bore: 16 Bore
Barrel Length: 8 Inches (20.32 cm)
Overall Length: 13 Inches (33.02 cm)