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Case - Pair of Pistols, George Richardson, Cork, Ireland, Percussion, 1833 Reg. No: ST 021939
- Cased pair of percussion belt pistols, cal. 16 bore (.656 in.) Made by George Richardson, Cork, Ireland, 1833.
- Muzzle loading, smooth bore, octagonal barrel 6 in. (152 mm.) long, V notch backsight, bead foresight, overall length 10 5/8 in. (270 mm.)
Box lock with side hammer, oval steel trigger guard. Finely chequered grip, steel butt cap with cap recess, shield shaped silver monogram plate, swivel ramrod carried in grooved rib under the barrel, belt hook screwed to L.H. side of lock. Mounts engraved with foliate scrolls.
Fitted wooden case lined with green baize, accessories, powder flask, bullet mould, two cleaning rods.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Mr William Cole, 1943
|Dimensions:||55 mm (Height), 377 mm (Width)|
|Tagged with:||pistols irish, philips|
|Themes this item is part of:||William Cole Arms Collection, William Edwin James Cole, Gun Collector (1864-1952), Arms Collection|
|Primary Classification:||ARMS & ARMOUR|
|Inscriptions:||Stamped on barrel "Richardson Cork", Birmingham proof marks.
Inscribed on circular brass plate on lid "William L Parrott".
|Model Name/Number:||F Pistol|
|Maker:||George Richardson (Gunsmiths), Cork, County Cork, Ireland, 1833|
|Collector:||Mr William Cole, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia|
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