A Flintlock Double-Barrelled Single-Trigger Pistol by Joseph Manton, London, c. 1793

A Flintlock Double-Barrelled Single-Trigger Pistol by Joseph Manton, London,

Item ref: 2969

  • England, London
  • Wood, steel, silver, gold
  • 39 cm / 15.35 in

Provenance:

Private collection, USA

Literature:
W.Keith Neal and D.H.L. Back, The Mantons: Gunmakers, pp.19-20, 225, plates 70-73
D.H.L. Back, The Mantons 1782-1878 p.80, plates 81a-d

Barrels bearing London proof marks and crowned gold-lined maker’s stamp

This is one of the earliest firearms known by Joseph Manton, probably manufactured in the second year of his production.

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