A Saw Handled Pistol by William Powell & Son

A 32 Bore Percussion Saw Handled Pistol by William Powell & Son.
£1,495.00

ID: 5102

A 32 Bore Percussion Saw Handled Pistol by William Powell & Son. With three-stage octagonal to round re-blued barrel, stamped at the breech with Birmingham proofs and engraved ‘WILLIAM POWELL & SON’ fitted below with a captive ramrod, foliate engraved tutaneg box-lock action, with lions head pommel, re-blued steel hammer decorated en suite, foliate engraved spurred trigger guard. A scarce and unusual pistol. 


William Powell [1815-1845]

General gunsmith in Birmingham. Name changed to William Powell & Son 1845 to 1880. Made double barrel, over and under, percussion pistols with belt hooks and swivel ramrods. Later double barrel pin-fire sporting guns. 


A. Merwyn Carey (1954) English, Irish and Scottish Firearms Makers, Acro Publishing Company, New York. 


Dimensions:

Bore: 32-Bore

Barrel Length: 5 Inches (12.70 cm)

Overall Length: 9.5 Inches (24.13 cm)

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