A 25-Bore Percussion Travelling Pistol
Lot 302
A 25-Bore Percussion Travelling Pistol
Sold for £437 (US$ 725) inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
A 25-Bore Percussion Travelling Pistol
By W. Bond, Mid-19th Century
Rebuilt from flintlock, with sighted barrel engraved 'Lombard St.t., London' on the top flat and engraved with a line of foliage at the breech, foliate engraved tang also incorporating the back-sight, engraved nipple-bolster with platinum plug, signed border engraved flat bevelled lock decorated with foliage at the stepped tail, safety-catch and foliate engraved hammer, figured full stock with chequered rounded butt, border engraved silver butt-cap decorated with a starburst centered on the retaining screw, trigger-guard with pineapple finial and engraved with foliage on the bow, vacant silver escutcheon, and brass ramrod, Birmingham proof marks
9 cm. barrel

Footnotes

  • William Thomas 1 Bond is recorded at 59 Lombard Street from 1803 to 1836. He was gunmaker to the Grocers' Company and the business was carried on by his widow following his death in 1836
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