A Percussion Pocket Pistol by Child, London. With sighted octagonal barrel signed ‘London’ along the top flat (engraving refreshed) fitted with underslung captive ram-rod beneath, engraved tutaneg box-lock action with engraved steel side-hammer, signed in script along the top, finely chequered swelling walnut butt, with lion mask butt cap. Birmingham proofs.
William, Gunmaker, 280 Strand, 1826-50. Succeeded by Joseph Wilbraham.
Howard L. Blackmore (1986) Gunmakers Of London, 1350-1850. George Shumway Publisher. USA.
Barrel Length: 6 Inches (15.24 cm)
Overall Length: 11 Inches (27.94 cm)