SUPERB QUALITY ENGLISH PERCUSSION OVERCOAT PISTOL BY PROUDMAN LONDON.
The quality of this antique pistol is outstanding. Beautiful damascus octagonal barrel, the top is signed London in decorative gilt lettering. Fine quality chequered wooden grip, the blued metal lock plate is signed Proudman and it is decorated with floral designs, the cock is in perfect working order and it has identical decoration. The pistol is fitted with two silver escutcheons (one on the back of the grip and the other one on the side) one of which has the original owners engrave initials. Silver trigger guard with matching floral engraving.The pistol is fitted with a ramrod. Size of the pistol is almost 9 inches long. Circa 1840's. [Condition: Exc++]