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Pistol - Payton, London, Flintlock, circa 1800 Reg. No: ST 021865
- Flintlock pocket pistol, cal. 41 bore (approx. .484), screw off steel smoothbore barrel, 4.10cm long.
Made by James Payton & Co, London, circa 1800.
- Box lock steel action with steel sliding safety catch, hammer and frizzen, engraved on both sides of lock with military accoutremonts. No triggerguard and concealed folding trigger that releases when hammer is at half cock. Wooden flat sided grips with diamond shaped silver escutcheon inlaid on back of grip.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Mr William Cole, 1943
|Dimensions:||10.00 cm (Height), 2.30 cm (Width), 15.50 cm (Length)|
|Dimension Comment:||Barrel length: 4.10cm|
|Tagged with:||pistols british|
|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:||Engraved on lock L.H.side: PAYTON/ JAMES & Co
Stamped under breech with London proof marks
Stamped under barrel with London proof marks
|Maker:||James Payton & Co, London, England, Great Britain, circa 1800|
|Collector:||Mr William Cole, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia|
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