Largest selection of genuine antique weapons for sale in UK, visit our website andrewbottomley.com Ref no 8938. A good English flintlock pocket pistol made by the gunsmith DEALTRY of London and engraved DEALTRY on the sideplate and "LONDON" engraved to the opposite side. (Thomas Dealtry was apprenticed to John Bennett in 1742 and free of the Cutlers' Company in 1749. He was elected Master of the Cutlers' Company in 1771 and registered his mark with the Goldsmiths' Company in 1765. Recorded as a Sword Cutler and Goldsmith "At ye Flaming Sword in Sweetings Alley", Royal Exchange between 1765 and 1780 and is listed working as a gunsmith at 85 Cornhill London from 1780 to 1784). The pistol has a drop down folding trigger and a rifled screw-off barrel. Two very clear proof marks under the barrel. Sliding top safety. Crisp action in working condition. Bag shaped walnut butt with a silver escutcheon. Overall length 5.5 inches. Manufactured circa1780-1784. Good condition still retaining traces of its original finish. Ref 8938.
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