A Scarce Double Barrelled Flintlock Pistol by Jn Jones & Co. With round turn-off barrels cut at the muzzles for a key and numbered ‘2’ and ‘3’, brass box-lock action stamped with Birmingham proofs and private proofs, border engraved action decorated with stands of arms signed within an oval to the left, ‘Jn JONES & Co’ and ‘London’ to the right, fitted above with sliding thumb piece safety, slab sided walnut butt inlayed with scrolling silver wire. In nice clean condition overall.
JONES & Co
John & Co. Gunmakers, 12 Bells Buildings, Salisbury Square, 1828-30. Factory at Birmingham 1814-1835. Marked guns ‘LONDON’
Howard L. Blackmore (1986) Gunmakers Of London, 1350-1850. George Shumway Publisher. USA.
Bore: 80 Bore
Barrel Length: 2.5 Inches (6.35
Overall Length: 6.5 Inches (16.51 cm)