A 42-Bore Percussion Box-Lock Belt Pistol
Lot 295
A 42-Bore Percussion Box-Lock Belt Pistol
Sold for £625 (US$ 976) inc. premium

Lot Details
A 42-Bore Percussion Box-Lock Belt Pistol
Signed Simmons, London, Circa 1840
With reblued octagonal turn-off barrel engraved with a broad band of foliage around the muzzle, signed along the top flat, and fitted with a blued spring bayonet along the right side, foliate engraved action with blued thumbpiece bayonet catch on one side and a blued belt-clip on the other, engraved hammer with scrolled spur, blued engraved thumbpiece safety-catch, blued folding trigger, chequered figured rounded butt with silver butt-cap engraved with a starburst centred on the retaining screw, and vacant silver escutcheon (some areas of light pitting), Birmingham proof marks
6.9 cm. barrel

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    Sold in these Rooms, Fine Antique Arms and Armour..., 24 November 2010, lot 285
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