Cased Pair of Box-Lock Percussion Belt Pistols by RICHARDSON, CORK w/Accessories, #804 Firearms
An exceptional cased (PAIR) of Percussion Belt Pistols by, "RICHARDSON, CORK" w/accessories circa, 1835-1845. 3.25", .50 cal. steel octagon barrels w/Birmingham proof marks and captive ram-rods mounted on an under mounted rib. Each pistol has a side mounted steel belt hook. All steel parts are engraved and case hardened retaining approx. 95-98% original fire blue and case hardened finish. Side mounted percussion hammers. Stocks are in excellent to near factory new condition w/exceptional micro checkering and each has a silver oval wrist escutcheon. Pistols are 8.5" overall length and in good working order. The pictures do not do these pistols justice. They are fantastic ! The original box has been professionally restored/re-lined in the correct English green baize.
Accessories include; bullet mold, pewter oil bottle, (2) "ELEYS" cap tins w/caps, additional ram-rod w/cleaning jag/ball puller, balls, wads, and a wonderfull (3) compartment "SYKES" powder flask.
Box measures; 13.5" X 8"
PLEASE NOTE; This item is on exhibit at the gallery "GUY STUFF". Please check on availability before purchasing.