A Fine Early Percussion Duelling Pistol by Baker & Son.
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15” overall, 9” 25 bore sighted octagonal Damascus barrel engraved on the top flat ‘GUNMAKERS TO HIS MAJESTY’. The breech set with a gold maker's tablet & gold line, border and deeply scroll engraved lock, signed ‘E.Baker & Son’, set trigger. Half stocked with border and scroll engraved steel trigger guard, hallmarked silver butt cap and fore-end. Original brass topped wooden ramrod.
Very well made early percussion locked pistol in good condition, barrel engraving rubbed.
Ezekiel Baker & Son 1823-40.