A fine rifled pair of Queen Anne boxlock Cannon Barrel Holster Pistols by T Richards

Stock Code: 8640

A fine rifled pair of Queen Anne boxlock Cannon Barrel Holster Pistols by T Richards. 121/2”” overall, 5 ” turn off 22 bore cannon barrels, with reinforcing ring at muzzles. Boxlock with Tower Birmingham private proofs and TR [Thomas Richards} stamp, engraved in a rococo ribbon T Richards . Engraved barrel tangs. Figured walnut butts with fine silver wire and silver mask butt caps with T.R Hallmark . Sliding trigger guard safety’s.

.Circa 1780

 In good crisp condition. very unusual for the silver mounts to of been made by the maker.

Ex Clay Bedford Collection no 886 pate 65 in Early Firearms of Great Britain and Ireland

Exhibited The Metropolitan Museum of Art New York.

Richards, Thomas [1750-1780] Shop in London. Made cannon barrel box-lock flintlock pocket pistols and under Government contract made flintlock holster pistols.

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