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Flintlock Travelling Pistols, fine cased pair. SN 9103
Flintlock Travelling Pistols, fine cased pair. SN 9103
Flintlock Travelling Pistols, fine cased pair. SN 9103
Flintlock Travelling Pistols, fine cased pair. SN 9103
Flintlock Travelling Pistols, fine cased pair. SN 9103
Flintlock Travelling Pistols, fine cased pair. SN 9103
Flintlock Travelling Pistols, fine cased pair. SN 9103
Flintlock Travelling Pistols, fine cased pair. SN 9103
Flintlock Travelling Pistols, fine cased pair. SN 9103
Flintlock Travelling Pistols, fine cased pair. SN 9103
Flintlock Travelling Pistols, fine cased pair. SN 9103
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A Fine Cased Pair of Flintlock Travelling Pistols by Hole of Bristol. 8” overall, 4” 38 bore octagonal brass sighted barrels engraved 'Bristol’ along the top flat. Post 1813 Birmingham proofs, on underside, tangs engraved with floral scrolls. Bolted flat border engraved locks engraved ‘W. Hole’, swan necked cocks, semi rainproof pans and rollers. Figured full stocks with chequered rounded butts, brass trigger guards with pineapple finials. Brass oval escutcheon. Original horn tipped ramrods with worms. In their original lined oak and mahogany case with accessories comprising lacquered brass powder-flask, brass loading rod with horn top & steel 38 bore bullet mould. The exterior of the lid with brass escutcheon.

Circa 1815-25                                                                                                                     

A good cased set, pistols in very good condition probably made for a Merchant Marine Officer. One tang cracked, small crack under one lock.                           

William Hole 1811-45 at numerous address in Bristol including 79 Quay 1812-14 (former premises of John Jones, gunsmith - Hole having been his apprentice), 12 St Augustines Back 1815-34, 27 High Street 1834-43, 10 Bridge Street 1844 and 21 Clare Street 1845.