Largest selection of genuine antique weapons for sale in UK, visit our website andrewbottomley.com. Ref no 9381. A fine pair of cased English brass framed flintlock boxlock pocket pistols made by P. Bond of London. Edward Bond had a gunsmiths shop at 59 Lombard Street, from 1774 to 1794. He became master of the gunmakers company in 1780 and died in 1790. His son Phillip Bond took over his company until 1810 and Philip also had a workshop at 45 Cornhill London, circa 1800-1816. His other son William Bond was appointed Gunmaker to the Grocer's Company in 1803, he also worked at 59 Lombard Street between 1803-1836. Cased in a fine wooden mahogany box with green baize lining and a William Bond paper trade label (label replaced). Complete with most of its accessories including an embossed copper three way powder flask, bullet mold, steel barrel key and a correct flintlock era turn-screw. The sideplates engraved "P BOND" to one side and "LONDON" to the other. Sliding top safeties, drop down folding triggers and 2.25 inch screw off barrels each with a barrell lug for the key. Walnut grips with oval silver escutcheons and British proof marks on the underside of the breech. The wooden case measures 10 x 6 inches. The overall length of the pistols is 7 inches. Nice crisp working actions. The pistols are in excellent condition. A rare opportunity to aquire a fine pair of flintlock pistols made by a well known London gunsmith. P Bond of London. Ref 9381.This is an antique weapon and is sold as a collectors item only. No Licence is required in the United Kingdom.
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