A Very Rare Twigg Flintlock Rifled Pistol Carbine. 29 ½” overall including the stock, the pistol itself 19 ½” with a 14” octagonal barrel, 28 bore, with adjustable foresight and rearsight, signed ‘Twigg London’ on top flat. Scroll engraved tang, stepped bolted lockplate, swan necked cock, bridled pan, frizzen with roller on the toe. The lockplate signed ‘Twigg’ (2nd signature). Walnut full stock, carved around the barrel tang, with coarsely chequered butt, trigger guard with acorn finial, brass tipped steel ramrod and contemporary skeleton butt. Circa 1775
Rifling in very good condition, one turn in the barrel length, gun with some re-finishing but overall in good condition.