A Silver Inlaid Pocket Pistol by Perry, London.

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A Good Silver Inlaid Flintlock Pocket Pistol by Perry of London. With three-stage turn-off cannon barrel, engraved box-lock action, signed ‘Perry’ on a scroll to the left and ‘London’ to the right, cock decorated en suite, swelling walnut butt inlaid with scrolling silver wire (retaining 98%) with silver grotesque mask butt cap, trigger guard engraved with flower head, stamped with London proofs. 


Perry, William [about 1780

Made flintlock brass barrel pocket pistols and brass barrel flintlock blunderbusses. Shop in Birmingham. 


A. Merwyn Carey (1954) English, Irish and Scottish Firearms Makers, Acro Publishing Company, New York. 


PERRY

William, Gunmaker, Birmingham, 1776-88. Marked guns ‘London’. 


Howard L. Blackmore (1986) Gunmakers Of London 1350-1850, George Shumway Publishing, York, Pennsylvania, USA. 


Dimensions:

Bore: 54 Bore

Barrel Length: 2.5 Inches (6.35 cm)

Overall Length: 8 Inches (20.32 cm)

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