Largest selection of genuine antique weapons for sale in UK. See our website andrewbottomley.com. Ref 9593. A rare pair of English brass framed flintlock box-lock pocket pistols of larger size than usual with rifled barrels. 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 gun-makers 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. The side-plates engraved "P BOND" to one side and "No 45 CORNHILL LONDON" to the other. Sliding top safeties, drop down folding triggers and 3 inch screw off barrels. Walnut flat sided grips with hexagonal silver escutcheons and London proof marks on the underside of the breech. The overall length of the pistols 9 inches. Nice crisp working actions. The pistols are in good condition. A rare opportunity to acquire a fine pair of flintlock pistols made by a well known London gunsmith. This is the type of pistol that would have been carried in a pocket or a saddle bag during the late 18th century by an English gentleman, traveller, or officer as a personal protection weapon. Ref 9593. This is an obsolete antique pistol and is sold as a collectors item only. No Licence is required in the United Kingdom. This is an antique weapon and is sold as a collectors item only. No Licence is required in the United Kingdom. If you wish to purchase this item please visit our website andrewbottomley.com where you can pay by credit/debit card or bank transfer at no extra charge. Established 1968.