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Pistol - Blissett, London, Percussion, circa 1860 Object Reg. No: ST 021883

Summary:
Percussion pocket pistol, cal. 50 bore (.453).

Made by John Blissett, London, circa 1860 (Blissett active1840-1877).
Description:
Screw off, smooth bore barrel 1 13/16 in. (46 mm) long, overall length 6 3/16 in. (157 mm). Box lock with central hammer, oval steel trigger guard. Flat wooden butt, silver monogram plate.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mr William Cole, 1943
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: pistols british, 1880
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 L.H. side of lock box "J Blissett London". London proof marks.
Maker: John Blissett (Gunsmiths), London, England, Great Britain, circa 1860
Collector: Mr William Cole, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

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