A very fine Queen Anne Cannon Barrel Holster Pistol by Griffin.

Stock Code: 8665

A very fine Queen Anne Cannon Barrel Holster Pistol by Griffin. 12”” overall, 5 ½” turn off 22 bore cannon barrel, with reinforcing ring at muzzles, Griffin engraved on top flat. Side lock with exterior L shaped frizen spring . Lock engraved’ Bond Street London’ with London proofs and foreigners mark. Engraved barrel tang. Figured walnut butts with silver butt cap with the archangel Gabriel blowing a trumpet, silver side plate with trophy of arms and vacant escutcheon. Trigger guard with sliding safety No visible hall mark .

Circa 1740-50

Very good condition most original finish remaining silver mounts crisp and un-rubbed.

Benjamin GRIFFIN. Apprenticed to Samuel Harrison, 1719; gave up apprentice and worked as Foreign gunmaker allowed to prove guns by Gunmakers Co., 1724-31. Told to give up work by Gunmakers CO., but traded as gunmaker (Successor to Samuel Garrison), Bond St., 1735-70. Registered silversmiths mark, Goldsmiths Hall, 1743. With son, Joseph, took out Sun Ins. (No. 159594) on goods at Cross & Griffin, New Bond Street., 1757. Died 1770.

Delivery cost: UK free DPD next day delivery. USA if total purchases exceed £3,000 delivery is to your nearest airport is free. If less than £3,000 delivery will be £250, Rest of the world delivery is to your nearest airport if total purchases exceed £3000 it is free. If less than £3,000 delivery is £250 . All prices are per shipment so one charge will cover multiple purchases made at the same time.

Price: £3,495.00

Available: Yes

Order by Phone or in Person

You can also order by telephone on 44[0]1306 883487 or visit our showroom at WEST STREET ANTIQUIES ,63 WEST STREET, DORKING, SURREY , RH4 1BS