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A scarce English Queen Anne Flintlock Boxlock pocket pistol by KING of LONDON. Circa 1775. Ref 3778.

A scarce English Queen Anne Flintlock Boxlock pocket pistol by KING of LONDON. Circa 1775. Ref 3778.

£1,150.00
Stock Status: In Stock

A scarce English Queen Anne Flintlock Box-lock pocket pistol by KING of LONDON. Circa 1775. The side plate engraved KING on one side and on the other side LONDON. (Probably John King of London circa 1775). Walnut butt inlaid with silver wire scrolls. 2.5 inch cannon barrel. Two London proof marks to the breech. In good working order and good condition. Overall length 6.5 inches. This is the type of pistol that would have been carried in a pocket or a saddle bag during the late 18th century by a  gentleman, traveller or officer as a personal protection weapon. This pistol was made at exactly the right period in history to have been taken by its owner on a sea voyage across to the USA at the time of the American Revolution-1775-1783. Ref 3778.

This is an obsolete antique item and is sold as a collectors item only.
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