A Pair of 54-Bore Silver Mounted Flintlock Pistols by Joyner of London. With three-stage turn-off barrels, stamped underneath with Tower private proofs, engraved box-locks actions, signed ‘JOYNER’ and ‘LONDON’ on foliate scrolls, engraved cocks and frizens (one old replacement) slab sided walnut butts inlaid with scrolling silver wire (99% of wire remains) sliding trigger guards lock the cocks at half-cock.
John Apprentice to Charles Pickfatt, 1747; free of Gunmakers Co., 1758. Proof piece and mark, 1761. Elected Assistant, 1769; Master, 1773. Gunmaker, Holborn opposite Hatton Gdn., 1763; Bartletts Bldgs., Holborn, 1763-8. Viewer to Hudson Bay Co., 1764-9; gunmaker, 1769-73. Died 1774.
Bore: 54 Bore
Barrel Length: 2.5 Inches (6.35 cm)
Overall Length: 8 Inches (20.32 cm)