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Queen Anne Cannon Barrel Holster Pistol by Griffin. SN 8665
Queen Anne Cannon Barrel Holster Pistol by Griffin. SN 8665
Queen Anne Cannon Barrel Holster Pistol by Griffin. SN 8665
Queen Anne Cannon Barrel Holster Pistol by Griffin. SN 8665
Queen Anne Cannon Barrel Holster Pistol by Griffin. SN 8665
Queen Anne Cannon Barrel Holster Pistol by Griffin. SN 8665
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A Very Fine Silver Mounted Queen Anne Cannon Barrel Holster Pistol by Griffin. SN 8665

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A very fine Queen Anne Cannon Barrel Holster Pistol by Griffin. 12”” overall, 5 ½” turn off 22 bore cannon barrel, with reinforcing ring at muzzles, Griffin engraved on top flat. Side lock with exterior L shaped frizen spring . Lock engraved’ Bond Street London’ with London proofs and foreigners mark. Engraved barrel tang. Figured walnut butts with silver butt cap with the archangel Gabriel blowing a trumpet, silver side plate with trophy of arms and vacant escutcheon. Trigger guard with sliding safety No visible hall mark .

Circa 1740-50 

Very good condition most original finish remaining silver mounts crisp and un-rubbed.

Benjamin GRIFFIN. Apprenticed to Samuel Harrison, 1719; gave up apprentice and worked as Foreign gunmaker allowed to prove guns by Gunmakers Co., 1724-31. Told to give up work by Gunmakers CO., but traded as gunmaker (Successor to Samuel Garrison), Bond St., 1735-70. Registered silversmiths mark, Goldsmiths Hall, 1743. With son, Joseph, took out Sun Ins. (No. 159594) on goods at Cross & Griffin, New Bond Street., 1757. Died 1770.