A Huge Rifled Flintlock Tap Action Pistol

A Huge Rifled 20-Bore Flintlock Over & Pistol by Blissett of London.
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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. 


BLISSETT

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. 


Dimensions:

Bore: 20-Bore

Barrel Length: 5 Inches (12.5 cm)

Overall Length: 11.5 Inches (29.5 cm)

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