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Case - Pair of Pistols, Henry Nock, London, Percussion, circa 1790 Object Reg. No: ST 021875

Summary:
Cased pair of percussion pistols, double barrelled, cal. 31 bore (.531 in.). Made by Henry Nock, London, late 18th century.
Description:
Muzzle loading. Converted from flintlock. Cased with accessories. Twist steel smooth bore barrels in "side by side" arrangement. Wooden chequered stock with silver monogram plate. Length 377 mm.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mr William Cole, 1943
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 93 mm (Height), 469 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: pistols british
Themes this item is part of: Henry Nock, Gunmaker, London (1741-1804), William Edwin James Cole, Gun Collector (1864-1952), Arms Collection, William Cole Arms Collection
Primary Classification: ARMS & ARMOUR
Secondary Classification: Firearms
Tertiary Classification: handguns
Inscriptions: London proof marks.

Marked "H N", "H. Nock London".
Maker: Henry Nock (Gunsmiths), London, England, Great Britain, circa 1790
Collector: Mr William Cole, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

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