A Good English Flintlock Belt Pistol by Mayes
A Good Antique English Flintlock Belt Pistol by Mayes, circa. 1825. 5.25", .50 cal. steel octagon barrel with patent breech with Gold band inlay. Plain steel furniture; silver muzzle cap/band, wrist escutcheon, and butt cap medallion. Belt hook missing. High quality lock with roller frizzen spring, rain proof pan, and sliding safety; maker's name engraved 'Mayes'. Stock is solid with fine checkered grip, light scratches and dings from years of handling. Pistol is in it's original flintlock configuration and is in good mechanical working order. 10.75" overall length.