An Early Flintlock Pistol by Gregory of London, Circa 1720. With round turn-off three-stage barrel with raised moulding at the muzzle, stamped below at the breech with London proofs and Gregorys own barrel smiths mark, border engraved action, signed beneath the pan, swelling walnut butt with raised mouldings around the tail of the lock and on the other side, a scarce early pistol.
Thomas Son of Nathan, free of Gunmakers Co., by patrimony, 1706. Elected Assistant, 1723; Master, 1729. Gunmaker to East India Co., 1717-32.
Howard L. Blackmore (1986) Gunmakers Of London, 1350-1850. George Shumway Publisher. USA.