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Pistol - John Elliot, Coleraine, Northern Ireland, Percussion, mid 19th century Reg. No: ST 021933
- Percussion pistol, pocket. Cal. 37 bore (.500 in.)
Made by John Elliott, Coleraine, mid 19th century.
- Muzzle loading, smooth bore, octagonal barrel 4 1/4 in. (118 mm) long, V notch backsight, nickel silver pin head foresight, overall length 9 1/8 in. (231 mm). Box lock with side hammer, oval steel trigger guard. Finely chequered wooden stock, nickel silver butt cap, oval silver monogram plate, swivel ramrod carried in grooved rib under the barrel. Mount engraved with foliate scrolls.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Mr William Cole, 1943
|Tagged with:||pistols irish|
|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:||Lock box strap marked "Jno. Elliot, Coleraine".
London proof marks.
Oval silver monogram plate, inscribed "Chas. Hoy."
|Maker (Probable):||John Eliott, Coleraine, County South Tipperary, Ireland, circa 1840|
|Collector:||Mr William Cole, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia|
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