Pistol / Hand GunsMuzzleloaderUsed£ 850
Largest selection of genuine antique weapons for sale in UK. See our website andrewbottomley.com. Ref 8481. A scarce and high quality English 19th Century Percussion belt pistol made by Towlson of Marlborough, Wiltshire, England. The pistol is fitted with a spring belt hook and a swivel captive rammer. Engraved on the barrel with "TOWLSON. MARLBRO & NEWBURY". (John Towlson gunmaker worked in Marlborough (Wiltshire) 1841-1855 and was the son of Joseph Towlson gunmaker who worked in Newbury, Berkshire). The finely chequered walnut butt fitted with a silver plate escutcheon. Heavy octagonal barrel, length approx 5 inches. Good working order. The barrel stamped underneath with two British proof marks. Action very crisp. Overall length approx 9 inches. Circa 1830-1840. Very good overall condition. This is a good example of a high quality pistol carried for protection during the mid 19th century. Ref 8481. 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....Read full description
MakeRef 8481. A quality English 19th Century Percussion belt pistol
Modelmade by Towlson of Marlboro.
Manufactured Year19th century
Recommended UsageCollection item