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A 50 bore Boxlock Pocket Pistol

Ref: 455

Price: £650

Maker: Mather of Newcastle

Date: circa 1810

With 1½ inch turn-off barrel, the action signed “Mather” on the left and “Newcastle” on the right, sliding safety, slab sided walnut butt.

Note: This pistol is very similar in style to the much larger pair by the same maker (ref: 359).