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    £ 1,450
    John Cunningham, Manchester Police Pistol With Silver Shield Escutcheon To No.5 Division, Cheshire Constabul 20 Bore/gauge Muzzleloader
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    John Cunningham, Manchester Police Pistol With Silver Shield Escutcheon To No.5 Division, Cheshire Constabul 20 Bore/gauge Muzzleloader

    Pistol / Hand GunsMuzzleloaderUsed£ 1,450

    Victorian, English 1840-1850 John Cunningham, Manchester 20 Bore, Percussion Police Pistol With Silver Shield Escutcheon To No.5 Division, Cheshire Constabulary With Belt Bar & Octagonal Barrel. Sn 14054 - 14054

    John Cunningham was an English Gunmaker with premises at 3 Broad Street Pendleton & Quay Steet, Manchester between 1840 & 1850. This is an original Victorian, Mid 1800's Victorian, Police percussion pistol by Cunningham. It is 12” overall length with a 6” browned octagonal barrel which is 15.66mm muzzle diameter (approx. 20 Bore). The smooth bore is clean with no pitting. The barrel has a small brass blade fore sight. The Walnut furniture is a nice deep brown with chequered grip and steel furniture. The wood is undamaged with just the bumps & bruises to be expected with age and service use. It has its original wood ram rod with threaded end and brass cap. The side plate is marked 'Cunningham Manchester'. The top of the wrist has a nice inlaid silver shield escutcheon crisply engraved '5 Divn Cheshire Constabulary'. The action functions perfectly. Price for this sought after Police percussion pistol 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 display or collection. Sn 14054
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    SubcategoryMuzzleloader
    ConditionUsed
    Price£ 1,450
    Sale typeTrade
    MakeJohn Cunningham, Manchester
    Calibre20 Bore/gauge
    ModelPolice Pistol With Silver Shield Escutcheon To No.5 Division, Cheshire Constabul
    Manufactured Year1840-1850
    Antiqueyes
    CertificateNo Licence
    Barrel length6 inches
    Overall length12 inches
    Your reference14054
    Gun StatusActivated
    Recommended UsageCollection item

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