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A Pair Of Flintlock Box-Lock Pistols By Barber Of Newark C.1785

Item: 101

With round three stage turn off Iron Cannon-Barrels. Decorated with a stand of arms and floral engraving to both sides of the breech. Signed 'Barber Newark' to the left side breech. Slab-sided walnut butts profusely inlaid with silver wire scrolls and flowers and iron trigger-guard bow safes.


Both actions crisp and in very good condition. (One lower tang missing screw. Some small amount of silver scroll to butt missing.)


Barbar, T (1770-1800) Shop at Newark, Nottingham. General Gun Smith. 
(English, Irish and Scottish Firearms Makers - A.Merwyn Carey)



Bore - 50 Bore

Barrel Length - 6.35cm / 2.5 Inches 

Overall Length: 20.32cm / 8 Inches

These are obsolete antique pistols and are sold as a collectors item only. No License is required.



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