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Largest selection of genuine antique weapons for sale in UK. See our website andrewbottomley.com Ref 4027. A scarce English Queen Anne Flintlock Box-lock pocket pistol by W. Mold. Circa 1775. The side plate engraved with the makers name W. Mold and decorative engraving to the other side. Walnut butt inlaid with silver wire scrolls. 5 inch screw-off cannon barrel. Proof marks to the breech. Oval escutcheon to the rear of the grip engraved with the letter M. flower engraved to the trigger guard. Action in good working order. Some slight dings and scratches during it's working life otherwise in good condition. Overall length 9.5 inches. This is the type of pistol that would have been carried in a pocket or a saddle bag during the late 18th century by a gentleman, traveller or officer as a personal protection weapon. This pistol was made at exactly the right period in history to have been taken by its owner on a sea voyage across to the USA at the time of the American Revolution (1775-1783). Ref 4027. This is an obsolete antique item 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. Established 1968.