A Pair Of 54-Bore Flintlock Box-Lock Pocket Pistols By W. Hole, Bristol, Circa 1815. With turn-off cannon barrels, rounded brass breeches and border engraved actions, the former signed in gothic script over each side beneath the rectangular pans, the latter decorated with martial trophies over each side, engraved thumb-piece safety-catches also locking the steels, folding triggers, figured rounded butts inlaid with silver wire scrollwork and engraved silver flower-heads and leaves, and vacant silver escutcheons, Birmingham proof marks.
William Hole is recorded in Bristol between 1811 and 1844.
Barrel Length: 3 Inches (7.62 cm)
Overall Length: 7.5 Inches (19.05 cm)