A Waters & Co. Patent Blunderbuss Pistol, No. 931. With brass barrel and action in one piece, the former with turned and belled at the muzzle, side-mounted horn-tipped ramrod, spring bayonet beneath with spring locking catch on one side and release trigger within the trigger guard, border engraved action signed in script on one side and engraved ‘Patent’ on the other, engraved thumb0-piece safety catch and ring-neck cock, and figured faceted flat-sided butt, Tower proof marks.
John Waters was granted British Patent No. 1824 on 9 March 1781 for attaching bayonets to pistols, and is generally credited with the invention of the spring bayonet
Barrel Length: 7 Inches (17.8 cm)
Overall Length: 13 Inches (33 cm)