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

Cased pair of percussion pistols, double barrelled, cal. 31 bore (.531 in.). Made by Henry Nock, London, late 18th century.
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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