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1860’s English Manton & Co London & Calcutta Large Bore .750 Musket Calibre Percussion Holster Pistol With Brass Furniture, C .75 Muzzleloader
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1860’s English Manton & Co London & Calcutta Large Bore .750 Musket Calibre Percussion Holster Pistol With Brass Furniture, C .75 Muzzleloader
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Cheshire, North WestPublished 10 Months ago
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SubcategoryMuzzleloader
ConditionUsed
Sale typeTrade
Make1860’s English Manton & Co London & Calcutta
Calibre.75
ModelLarge Bore .750 Musket Calibre Percussion Holster Pistol With Brass Furniture, C
Antiqueyes
MechanismPercussion
Your reference18914
Gun StatusActivated
Recommended UsageCollection item
Description

1860’s English Manton & Co London & Calcutta Large Bore .750 Musket Calibre Percussion Holster Pistol With Brass Furniture, Cudgel Butt & Captive Steel Ram Rod. Sn 18914 - 18914

The Manton family were English gunmakers beginning with John in the early 1800's, then his younger brother Joseph who operated circa 1825-35. J. Manton and Son operated circa 1832-1862 and J. Manton & Co is later listed as operating in London and Calcutta. This is an excellent percussion holster pistol by Manton & Co London & Calcutta. It has an 8” round steel barrel. The barrel is large calibre .750 Musket calibre. The smooth bore has staining and residue consistent with age & use. The barrel has English black powder proofs. The pistol has heavy brass furniture including cudgel butt and it has a captive steel ram rod. The action plate is signed ‘Manton & Co London & Calcutta’. The all original walnut full stock has just light bumps and bruises to be expected with age. The price for this pistol by a famous maker includes UK delivery. NB As an antique percussion pistol no licence is required to own this item in the UK if retained as part of a collection or display. Sn 18914

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