A Small English Box-Lock Flint Pistol, WILKES, LONDON, #629 Firearms
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A small English box-lock flint pistol by; "WILKES, LONDON", circa. 1820's. 1.60", .50 cal. round turn-off barrel w/(2) Birmingham proof marks and an unidentified barrel makers mark. Box lock w/drop trigger. Stock is sound w/normal scratches and dings from years of service. 6.5" overall length. In good working order.
George and Joseph WILKES, LONDON. - Gunlock makers, 11 Whitehorse Ct., 1820's., p.202
Ref: See; GUNMAKERS OF LONDON 1350-1850. by, Howard C. Neumann. c. 1986, p. 202.