An East India Government Pistol

An East India Government Pistol
£0.00
SOLD
ID: 5249

A fine 16 bore percussion holster pistol built for the East India Government in 1867. The blued barrel is struck with Birmingham inspectors marks and Birmingham proof marks, and the bore still retains its original bright polish. The walnut fullstock is struck with the Birmingham inspectors mark, the stockmakers "JOSEPH SMITH” and the Birmingham E.I.G. storekeepers stamp. The colour case hardened lock is stamped Birmingham 1862 and with a crowned broad arrow above E.I.G. together with a Birmingham inspectors stamp. The pistol is fitted with regulation brass mounts, a swivel ramrod and lanyard ring.


Dimensions:

Bore: 16 Bore

Barrel Length: 20.4 cm (8 Inches)

Overall Length: 34.3 cm (13.5 Inches)


Notes:

This pistol is from a group discovered in unissued condition in the 1960s and is preserved in very good condition and retains virtually all its original finish.

You may also be interested in...

A Fine Flintlock Over & Under Pistol
A Fine Flintlock Over & Under Pistol
£0.00
An Untouched 20-Bore Flintlock Queen Anne Pistol by Griffin.
An Untouched 20-Bore Flintlock Queen Anne Pistol by Griffin.
£0.00
A Flintlock Sea Service Pistol
A Flintlock Sea Service Pistol
£0.00