.A very good cased pair of 16 bore percussion officer's pistols by Westley Richards,

Stock Code: 8492

A very good cased pair of 16 bore percussion officer's pistols by Westley Richards, No. 82 , 11" overall, browned twist octagonal barrels 51 /4” " stamped with Birmingham proofs and No 82. with brass bead foresights and grooved rear sights, the top flats signed “Westley Richards 170 New Bond S,,ᵀ London”. Case hardened and scroll engraved breeches, pierced platinum breech plugs. Case hardened border and foliate scroll engraved flat bolted locks, signed “Westley Richards”, and dolphin head hammers, engraved safety catches, and foliate scroll engraved trigger guards and trigger guard grip straps, and blued triggers. Varnished highly figured walnut full stocks with finely chequered grips, rectangular silver escutcheons and oval silver barrel wedge escutcheons, blued barrel wedges, ramrod pipes and stirrups, swivel ramrods. Excellent working order and condition, the barrels, breeches, breech tangs, locks, hammers, barrel wedges, ramrod pipes and stocks retaining some of their original finish and the trigger guards and trigger guard straps, In their original green baize lined and fitted mahogany case (17¾" x 9") with side catches, shaped rectangular brass escutcheon on the lid incorporating flush fitting carrying handle and Westley Richards trade label inside the lid. Containing Sykes three-way flask , 17 bore William Davis blued steel mould for balls stamped, “No. 17” and “WD”, ebony handled turnscrew, brass and ebony cleaning and loading rod with round horn knob and worm, and some original and balls.

No 82 for c.1840

 Note: Westley Richards traded from 170 New Bond Street from 1815 to 1917 (although the shop was re-numbered 178 New Bond Street in 1878), with William Bishop, known colloquially as “The Bishop of Bond Street”, as its agent from 1815 to 1871.

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Price: £5,995.00

Available: Yes

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