A Very Small Pair of Pistols signed Twigg.

A Very Small Pair of Flintlock Pocket Pistols signed Twigg.
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A Very Small Pair of Flintlock Pocket Pistols signed Twigg. With turn-off barrels, border engraved actions (one with old repair behind the cock) each signed over both sides beneath a swag, thumb-piece safety-catches, figured flat-sided bevelled butts, and trigger-guards each engraved with a floret, London proof marks. 


TWIGG

John Fox, born Grantham, Lincs., 1732 Gunmaker, Angel Ct, Charing Cross, 1755-60; 132 Strand (opposite Catherine Street) 1760-76; Piccadilly, 1776-90. Warehouses, Little Somerset Street. 1771; 30 Cornhill, 177; George Yd., Tower Hill, 1779. Contractor to East India Co., 1772-89. In partnership with John Bass from 1788. Died 1790. 


Howard L. Blackmore (1986) Gunmakers Of London, 1350-1850. George Shumway Publisher. USA. 


Dimensions:

Bore:

Barrel Length: 1.25 Inches (3.17 cm)

Overall Length: 4.25 Inches (10.79 cm)

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