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Pistol - John Collis, Oxford, Flintlock Conversion, circa 1790 Reg. No: ST 021882
- Percussion pocket pistol, cal. .88 bore (.375). Supposed to have been converted from flintlock.
Made by John Collis, Oxford, circa 1790 (active 1782-1798).
- Screw off, smooth bore, cannon barrel 1 5/8 in. (42 mm.) long, overall length 6 5/16 in. (160 mm). Box lock with central hammer, oval steel trigger guard, flat wooden butt.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Mr William Cole, 1943
|Tagged with:||pistols british|
|Themes this item is part of:||William Cole Arms Collection, Arms Collection, William Edwin James Cole, Gun Collector (1864-1952)|
|Primary Classification:||ARMS & ARMOUR|
|Inscriptions:||Stamped on lock box "J. Collis (L.H. side) Oxford (R.H. side)".
Stamped on both sides of butt "G. L. Collings".
|Maker:||John Collis (Gunsmiths), Oxford, England, Great Britain, circa 1790|
|Collector:||Mr William Cole, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia|
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