A Fine and rare Double Barrel rifled Carriage Pistols by Twigg

Stock Code: 8427

. A Fine and rare Double Barrel rifled Carriage Pistols by Twigg 13" overall . 6” round 32 bore barrels with eight groove rifling . With tower private proofs and John Twiggs stamp on the underside. Engraved tang with rear sight. Silver foresight. The bolted, stepped lockplates, scroll engraved and signed ‘Twigg’. Walnut fullstock . Butt with chequering and long spured butt cap. Iron trigger guard with acorn final & ramrod pipes, plain ramrod with worm.

Circa 1780

Good condition, barrels shorted from about 8” long. Rifling very good.

See The Great British Gun Makers 1740-1790 by Neal & Black plates 125 and 126 for similar

. Ex Keith Neal.

 John Fox Twigg was born at Grantham, Linconshire, in 1732 and apprenticed Edward Newton of Grantham (active 1718-1764), By 1755, Twigg working as a gunmaker from Angel Ct., Charing Cross until 1760 when he moved to 132 Strand, opposite Catherine St., and continued at this address until 1776 .He moved again in 1776, this time to Piccadilly where he remained until his death in 1790.

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Price: £6,950.00

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