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    £ 1,450
    William Parker, London Constabulary Pattern .577” Regulation Bore Percussion Uniform / Overcoat Pistol .577 Muzzleloader
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    £ 1,450

    William Parker, London Constabulary Pattern .577” Regulation Bore Percussion Uniform / Overcoat Pistol .577 Muzzleloader

    Pistol / Hand GunsMuzzleloaderUsed£ 1,450

    QUALITY, C1840 English William Parker London Constabulary Pattern .577” Regulation Bore Percussion Uniform / Overcoat Pistol With Octagonal Barrel To Holborn Police Office Lambeth (London). Sn 14061 - 14061

    The gunsmith William Parker (1722-1841) is recorded as having premises at various premises in London between1793 & 1841 including 233 High Holborn, Chamber Street and Glass House yard. His Sons continued the business after his death in 1841 and the company later became the prestigious Parker Field, makers of quality firearms and edged weapons, many of which were supplied to the British Military & Police (see page 190 of Browns book ‘British Gunmakers Volume 1’ ). This is a fine quality William Parker of London Percussion Overcoat Pistol. Made around 1840, this is the type of pistol made by Parker and later Parker Field, that was routinely carried by Victorian Police Officers in London. It is a sturdy, heavy 4 1/2" octagonal barrelled pistol with smooth bore. It measures 8 ½” overall length. The bore is excellent, clean with no pitting. The top barrel flat is crisply marked ‘Holborn Police Office Lambeth’ (London). The stock is made from rich English Walnut with brass furniture. It has its original wood ram rod with horn end cap. The lock is engraved 'W.Parker' and the action with heavy Dolphin hammer and foliate engraved decoration works perfectly. The action has a safety bolt which operates at half cock. This is an excellent Victorian English Police pistol to a named Police Office by a quality maker. The price includes UK delivery. NB. As an antique percussion pistol no licence is required to own this item in the UK if retained as a part of a collection or display. Sn 14061
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    SubcategoryMuzzleloader
    ConditionUsed
    Price£ 1,450
    Sale typeTrade
    MakeWilliam Parker, London
    Calibre.577
    ModelConstabulary Pattern .577” Regulation Bore Percussion Uniform / Overcoat Pistol
    Manufactured Yearc.1840
    Antiqueyes
    CertificateNo Licence
    Barrel length4 1/2 inches
    Overall length8 1/2 inches
    Your reference14061
    Gun StatusDeactivated
    Recommended UsageCollection item

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