A Scarce Three Barrel 80-Bore Flintlock Box-Lock Pistol by Dawes of London. With round turn-off barrels, border engraved brass breeches and box-lock action, signed within an oval against a martial trophy over each side, engraved thumb piece safety catch also locking the steel, engraved trigger-guard with a diamond shaped panel on the bow, with flat sided walnut butt.
William & Samuel Sword Cutlers & Gunmakers, Birmingham, 1799-1812. Contractor to Ordnance; 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 cm)
Overall Length: 8.5 Inches (21.59 cm)