A Huge Rifled 20-Bore Flintlock Over & Pistol by Blissett of London. With round turn-off barrels, stamped with Birmingham proofs, border engraved box-lock action decorated with a spray of foliage to the left hand side, signed ‘BLISSETT’ to the left and ‘LONDON’ to the right, fitted above with a sliding safety catch, slab sided walnut butt with vacant oval escutcheon.
Isaac Hair manufacturer, perfumer and jeweller, 69 Leadenhall St., 1808-22; became gun dealer and maker, 1822-46. Died 1847, aged 69.
Howard L. Blackmore (1986) Gunmakers Of London, 1350-1850. George Shumway Publisher. USA.
Barrel Length: 5 Inches (12.5 cm)
Overall Length: 11.5 Inches (29.5 cm)