A Very Crisp Percussion Turn-Over Pistol by W. Pritchard & Son. With case-hardened turn-off barrels, decorated with a band of foliage at the muzzles, stamped with Birmingham proofs at the breech border engraved box-lock action retaining nearly all original finish, signed ‘W. Pritchard & Son’ on a foliate scroll and decorated with a foliate scroll to the other side, dolphin hammer, finely chequered walnut grip with vacant white metal escutcheon on the butt.
Prichard W. [1835-1865]
Shops in London and Birmingham. Made double barrel, over and under, percussion pistols with spring bayonet and cased percussion travelling pistols, also double barrel percussion sporting guns.
A. Merwyn Carey (1954) English, Irish and Scottish Firearms Makers, Acro Publishing Company, New York.
Barrel Length: 3.25 Inches (7.5 cm)
Overall Length: 7 Inches (17.78 cm)