Fantastic High Quality Cased English Over & Under Tap-Action Flintlock Box-Lock Pistol by SALMON, LONDON
A Fantastic High Quality Cased English Over & Under Tap-Action Flintlock Box-Lock Pistol by C. SALMON, LONDON, circa. 1800-1815. 1.5", .36 cal. turn-off barrels numbered '2' and '3' with gold bands and remnants of original blue turning brown. Steel box-lock frame is marked with BIRMINGHAM PROOFS; decorative engraving depicting panoply of arms and maker's name. Top mounted sliding safety. 'Tap-Action' barrel selector swing lever mounted on the left side of frame. The bag shaped wood stock is solid with fine checkered grip; minimal light scratches; silver wrist escutcheon and butt cap. An excellent example in good mechanical working order.
Accessories include: powder flask, combination bullet mold and barrel wrench, lead balls, extra flints, lock keys.
High Quality Period English box measures; 8" wide X 6" deep X 2.5" high with correct English green baize lining. Working front lock with (2) keys.