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Pistol - Jones, London, Percussion, early 19th century Object Reg. No: ST 021915

Summary:
Percussion pistol, cal. 10 bore (.755 in.) muzzle loading, smooth bore barrel 6 1/2 in. (166 mm) long, overall length 11 3/4 in. (299 mm).

Made by Jones, London, early 19th century.
Description:
Side lock (back action) & hammer, oval brass trigger guard with ornamental forward extension, nickel silver bead foresight. Wooden stock extends to muzzle, flat chequered grip, silver monogram plate. Ramrod missing.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mr William Cole, 1943
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: pistols british
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 lock plate "Jones" & on barrel "London". Birmingham proof marks.
Maker: Jones (Gunsmith), London, England, Great Britain, 1800s-1840s
Collector: Mr William Cole, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

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