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1805-1808 English Peters London 20 Bore Flintlock Holster Pistol With 2 Stage Barrel, Brass Furniture & Ram Rod 20 Bore/gauge Muzzleloader
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Cheshire, North WestPublished 11 Months ago
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SubcategoryMuzzleloader
ConditionUsed
Sale typeTrade
Make1805-1808 English Peters London
Calibre20 Bore/gauge
Model20 Bore Flintlock Holster Pistol With 2 Stage Barrel, Brass Furniture & Ram Rod
Antiqueyes
MechanismFlintlock
Your reference18750
Gun StatusActivated
Recommended UsageCollection item
Description

1805-1808 English Peters London 20 Bore Flintlock Holster Pistol With 2 Stage Barrel, Brass Furniture & Ram Rod. Sn 18750 - 18750

Charles Peters also recorded as Peter was an English London based gunmaker recorded as having premises at 2 Gloucester Court & St James’s 1805-1808 (see page 192 of British Gunmakers Vol.1 by Brown). This English flintlock holster pistol made by Peters is in excellent condition. It measures 14 ½” overall and has a 2 stage 9” brown wash steel barrel. The smooth bore has staining & residue consistent with age & use. The barrel has crisp proofs. It has a Swan neck hammer fitted with flint, brass trigger guard with extended tang and brass ram rod flutes. The pistol has a wood ram rod with brass end cap & worm. The lock plate is signed by the maker ‘Peters’ together with foliate decoration and the top barrel flat ‘London’. The walnut full stock is all original and in excellent undamaged condition. The stock has an inlaid void brass escutcheon. Its action works crisply. The price for this excellent flintlock by a gunmaker recorded as only working for a short period of time in the early 1800’s includes UK delivery. NB As an antique flintlock pistol no licence is required to own this item in the UK if retained as a part of a collection or display. Sn 18750

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