Pistol - England, Percussion, circa 1840s Reg. No: ST 021894
- Percussion pistol, pocket. cal. 48 bore (.460 inch). Screw off, smooth bore barrel 2 9/16 inch (61 mm) long.
Made in England, circa 1840s.
- Box lock with central hammer & folding trigger.
Finely chequered wooden stock with rounded butt, oval silver monogram plate. Lock box engraved with foliate scrolls.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Mr William Cole, 1943
|Dimensions:||175 mm (Width)|
|Tagged with:||pistols british|
|Themes this item is part of:||Firearms in Gold Rush Victoria, 1850s, Arms Collection, Firearms in Gold Rush Melbourne, 1850s, William Cole Arms Collection, William Edwin James Cole, Gun Collector (1864-1952)|
|Primary Classification:||ARMS & ARMOUR|
|Inscriptions:||Birmingham proof marks, no makers name.|
|Place & Date Made:||England, Great Britain, circa 1840s|
|Collector:||Mr William Cole, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia|