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£ 1,650 Ref 8878. Henry Richards double Barrelled Tap Action Flintlock Pistol. .40 0 Muzzleloader
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Ref 8878. Henry Richards double Barrelled Tap Action Flintlock Pistol. .40 0 Muzzleloader

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Holmfirth, North EastUpdated 5 months ago
Details
SubcategoryMuzzleloader
MakeRef 8878. Henry Richards
Calibre.40 0
Modeldouble Barrelled Tap Action Flintlock Pistol.
MechanismFlintlock
Sale typeTrade
ConditionUsed
Manufactured Year1808-1809
Antiqueyes
CertificateNo Licence
Your reference8878
Recommended UsageCollection item
Description

Largest selection of genuine antique weapons for sale in UK, visit our website andrewbottomley.com Ref no 8878. A scarce double Barrelled Tap Action Flintlock Pistol, made by Henry Richards of London, circa 1808-1809. Both side plates engraved with the maker's name "H. RICHARDS" on one side and "STRAND LONDON" on the other side. Plain flat sided walnut grips, both barrels screw off. Floral decoration engraved on the trigger guard. the breech stamped with two proof marks. Good condition and in working order. Overall length 6.5 inches. A nice example of the type of double barrelled pistol carried for personal protection at the end of the 18th century and a very scarce maker. Ref 8878.

This is an antique weapon and is sold as a collectors item only. No Licence is required in the United Kingdom.

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