English Brass Boxlock Pistol by Thomas & Storrs with Snap Bayonet

.40 caliber, 2.375" twist-off barrel, no S/N. Bronze frame and barrel, steel fittings and bayonet, smooth walnut grip. Frame engraved with simple martial themes and panoplies of arms, reverse marked THOMAS & STORRS, obverse marked LONDON. Post-1813 Birmingham commercial proofs under the frame. 3" spring loaded bayonet with 2" blade located under barrel, actuated by pulling back on the triggerguard.


Fine. Bronze with a mellow mustard patina, markings crisp, steel parts bright with some scattered oxidation. Mechanically functional, good bore with light oxidation, snap bayonet works appropriately. Grip with bumps and dings.

Estimate: $800 - $1,500
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