A Customs Percussion Pistol of Coastguard Type. 12” overall, 6” barrel with trace of London proofs. Flat lock signed 'Barnett London’. Walnut stock with regulation brass mounts, swivel ramrod. Circa 1835
A plain pistol in good condition, most original finish remaining . Circa 1835.
John Edward Barnett 1801-42 Contractor to the Customs, Ordnance. East India Company and Hudson Bay Co.
See Arms & Armour Society Journal Vol XV, No 4. Sept 1996, Arms of Excise by H.L. Blackmoor.