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