MakeRef 9681. Napoleonic era single barreled Flintlock Duelling Pistol
Modelby the gunsmith Joseph Simmons of Birmingham.
Recommended UsageCollection item
Largest selection of genuine antique weapons for sale in UK. See our website andrewbottomley.com. Ref 9681. A Fantastic Napoleonic era single barrelled Flintlock Duelling Pistol, made by the gunsmith Joseph Simmons of Birmingham circa 1810. Simmons had a workshop in Birmingham circa 1807-1831. Approx .60 calibre (20 bore). Steel trigger guard engraved to the middle with a stand of arms and retaining some original blued finish. The octagonal barrel inlaid at the breech with a gold maker's mark and the makers name "JOSEPH SIMMONS" & a crown. Two iron ramrod pipes and complete with original brass tipped wooden ramrod. Gold- lined pan, The lock-plate fitted with a sliding safety and engraved with the makers name. Single set adjustable trigger. Nicely browned octagonal barrel approx 9 inches in length and fitted with a bead front-sight . The barrel fitted with a V rear sight at the breech. The the wooden stock inset with a plain silver escutcheon, nicely chequered walnut grip. Very small repair to the for-end, almost unnoticeable, ramrod with an old spliced repair, otherwise the pistol in very good condition. Overall length approx 15 inches (41cms). Ref 9681. This is an antique weapon 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 or bank transfer at not extra charge. Establish 1968.