A good .40 Calibre percussion side-hammer pocket pistol manufactured by Lill of Louth (Lincolnshire, England). Circa 1840. The screw-off blued octagonal 2.5 inch barrel engraved on the top with the makers name Lill Louth. Michael Lill had a workshop at Upgate, Louth Lincolnshire circa 1821-1835. Some engraving to the brass side plates. Stamped with two British proof marks to the breech & barrel. Finely chequered grips with silver octagonal shaped escutcheon. Overall length 7 inches. Action in good crisp working order. Some signs of wear and use, otherwise in very good condition. Retaining almost all of it's original blue to the barrel. Ref 4138.
This is an obsolete antique pistol and is sold as a collectors item only.
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