A Pair of Flintlock Officers Duelling Pistols by Tomlinson.
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14" overall, 9" octagonal 16 bore barrels with bead fore sight, rear sight on tang, London Proofs, tang florally engraved. Stepped lock with gull wing semi-waterproof pan & roller on frizzen, swan necked cocks, engraved ‘Tomlinson’ under the pan. Walnut full stock with barrel slides, flattened chequered grips. With oval silver escutcheon engraved with the arms of E.R. Bagot. Brass mounts comprising trigger guard with pineapple finial florally engraved on the bow, florally engraved butt cap and 2 ramrod pipes.
In quite good condition one ramrod tip missing.
Major General Edward Richard Bagot: Entered the Army as Ensign 60th Regiment of
Foot/The King's Royal Rifle October 1823. L. Colonel of Royal Westminster Regiment of Middlesex Militia 1853. Further research may be rewarding.
JP for Middlesex and the City of Westminster. Knight of the Redeemer of Greece. He lived at Ashtead Park, Ashtead, Surrey, and 34 Eaton Square London.