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John Crosby Brown, Hull English .60” Bore Percussion Pistol (Converted From Flintlock) By John Crosby Br .60" Muzzleloader
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John Crosby Brown, Hull English .60” Bore Percussion Pistol (Converted From Flintlock) By John Crosby Br .60" Muzzleloader
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Cheshire, North WestPublished 6 Years ago
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SubcategoryMuzzleloader
ConditionUsed
Sale typeTrade
MakeJohn Crosby Brown, Hull
Calibre.60"
ModelEnglish .60” Bore Percussion Pistol (Converted From Flintlock) By John Crosby Br
Manufactured Year1840 & 1842
MechanismPercussion
CertificateNo Licence
Barrel length9 inches
Overall length14 inches
Your referenceA 598
Gun StatusActivated
Recommended UsageCollection item
Description

1840 – 1842 English .60” Bore Percussion Pistol (Converted From Flintlock) By John Crosby Brown, Hull, Yorkshire With Octagonal Barrel. A 598 - A 598 / 12757

John Crosby Brown was an English Gunmaker who is recorded as having premises at 20 Mytongate Hull Yorkshire for a short period of time between . 1840 & 1842. Prior to 1840 Brown is recorded at the same address operating as Humphreys & Brown between 1833 & 1837 (see pages 181 and 256 of British Gunmakers Vol 2 by Brown). This is an excellent percussion pistol (Converted From Flintlock) By Brown. It is 14" overall with a 9" octagonal steel barrel which is .60" bore. The barrel has a small brass blade fore sight and 2 silver bands at the breech. The smoothbore has some staining consistent with age. The side plate has scroll engraving & dolphin hammer. The side plate is marked ‘Brown Hull’'. It has a walnut stock with chequered grip. Its steel trigger guard with extended tang and acanthus bud finial have light foliate engraving. It is complete with its wood ramrod with polished horn end cap. Its action works as it should. The metal and wood of the pistol have no damage. The price includes UK delivery. NB As an antique percussion pistol no licence is required to own this item in the UK if retained as a part of a collection or display. A 598

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