A 40-Bore Percussion Pocket Pistol by Clabrough of Lincoln. With sighted turn-off barrel, engraved with a band of foliage at the muzzle, stamped with Birmingham proofs at the breech and numbered ‘1’. Engraved box-lock action, signed to the left ‘Clabrough Lincoln’ fitted with standing rear-sight on the action and engraved with a shield surrounded by foliage along the top-strap, deeply chequered walnut grip, with silver lion mask on the butt, engraved silver escutcheon.
Clabrough, J. P. [about 1850]
Shop in Lincoln. Made box-lock percussion pocket pistols and pin-fire shotguns.
A. Merwyn Carey (1954) English, Irish and Scottish Firearms Makers, Acro Publishing Company, New York.
Barrel Length: 2.5 Inches (6.35 cm)
Overall Length: 7.5 Inches (19.05 cm)