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Pistol - Smith, London, Percussion Object Reg. No: ST 021893

Summary:
Percussion pocket pistol cal. 51 bore (.450). Screw off, smooth bore, octagonal barrel 2 in. (51 mm) long, overall length 6 3/4 in. (172 mm).

Made by Smith, London.
Description:
"V" notch rearsight, foresight broken. Box lock with side hammer & folding trigger. Finely chequered wooden grip, diamond shaped silver monogram plate. Lock box engraved with foliate scrolls.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mr William Cole, 1943
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: pistols british, smith pistol
Themes this item is part of: Arms Collection, William Cole Arms Collection, William Edwin James Cole, Gun Collector (1864-1952)
Primary Classification: ARMS & ARMOUR
Secondary Classification: Firearms
Tertiary Classification: handguns
Inscriptions: Stamped on barrel "Smith London". Birmingham view mark at breech.
Model Name/Number: Pocket
Maker: Smith (Gunsmith), London, England, Great Britain
Collector: Mr William Cole, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

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