A good English single barrelled side hammer Percussion pistol by Holmes of Liverpool. Circa 1835. The 2 inch screw-off barrel stamped underneath with British proof marks and the number 44. One side plate engraved with the makers name Holmes Liverpool (possibly Henry Holmes of Liverpool who had a workshop at 88 Lord Street, Liverpool circa 1827-1837). Scrolling engraving to the side plate, trigger guard and top strap. Chequered wooden grips with an escutcheon fitted to the rear. In good working order and condition, showing some signs of use and wear. Length 6.5 inches. Ref 1917.
This is an obsolete antique pistol and is sold as a collectors item only.
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