A good double barrelled Flintlock Tap Action Pocket Pistol by D Egg

Stock Code: 8356

. A good double barrelled Flintlock Tap Action Pocket Pistol by D Egg ,7”" overall. 2 3/8” round steel turn off barrel numbered 3 &4, with London Proofs,slim rectangular framed box lock action, trophy of arms engraving & 'D.Egg ' & 'London' Lever for tap to left hand side, centrally mounted ring necked cock & frizzen, safety catch behind cock, folding trigger, walnut slab sided butt.

c1810

Good bright condition

 Durs Egg Son of Leonz Egg, gunmaker, Switzerland. Born 1748, baptised Urs Christian. After a short stay in Paris, came to London and worked for John Twigg, 1772. Granted denization in 1791. Gunmaker & Sword Cutler. Became gunmaker to George IV & Duke of York. Renowned for his fine workmanship. Howard L. Blackmore (1986) Gunmakers Of London 1350-1850, George Shumway Publishing, York, Pennsylvania, USA.

Examples of his work are preserved in the Royal Collection, Windsor Castle, and many other public and private collections. For full details see Claude Blair, 'The Egg Family, Part I and Part I (contd.), J.A.A.S., vol. VII (1973),

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Price: £1,595.00

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