ENGLISH BOXLOCK PERCUSSION PISTOL WITH SPRING BAYONET BY WHITFIELD.
This is a very high quality percussion box lock pistol, much higher quality than most and is fitted with safety catch and spring bayonet. The flat metal surfaces have decorative factory engraving, the pistol is also engraved with the makers details, E.Whitfield & Sons. Fine quality wooden grip inset with silver escutcheon. Pulling the trigger guard back release's the spring bayonet. The pistol still retains much factory bluing. Circa 1830. A very nice pistol, highly recommend especially as these pistol fitted with spring bayonets are very difficult to find. [Condition: Near Mint]