An Untouched Flintlock Cannon Barrelled Pistol by Parkes of London. With brass three-stage turn-off cannon barrel, stamped below with Birmingham proofs, foliate engraved brass frame signed London on a foliate scroll to the right and Parkes on a foliate scroll to the left, sliding trigger safety catch, slab-sided walnut butt, in completely untouched condition, the brass is almost black, finding guns in this condition these days is incredibly difficult.
John Gunmaker, Birmingham, 1766-88. Marked guns London.
Howard L. Blackmore (1986) Gunmakers Of London, 1350-1850. George Shumway Publisher. USA.
Bore: 54 Bore
Barrel Length: 1.75 Inches (4.45 cm)
Overall Length: 7 Inches (17.78 cm)