Percussion pistol, cal., 50 bore (.453 in.) muzzle loading, smooth bore, octagonal barrel 6 5/8 in. (169 mm.) long.

Made by Jackson, London, circa 1830. Possibly either George Jackson or William Jackson in Drury Lane, London.

Physical Description

Silver band at breech, V notch backsight let into barrel, blade foresight also let into barrel, overall length 12 3/8 in. (315 mm). Side lock & hammer, pierced platinum vent plug under the nipple, safety bolt for half cock position, steel trigger guard with pineapple forward extension. Wooden stock runs almost to muzzle, chequered grip, steel butt cap, wooden ramrod (tip missing), silver monogram plate.

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