Summary

Cased pair of percussion pocket pistols, cal. 45 bore. (.468). Screw off, smooth bore barrel 1 9/16 in. (40 mm) long, overall length 5 3/4 in. (147 mm).

Made by Thomas Jackson Mortimer, London, circa 1830 (active 1818-1839).

These pistols are stated to have belonged to Thomas Alexander Browne, who as Rolf Boldrewood wrote "Robbery Under Arms".

Physical Description

Box lock with central hammer. folding trigger, sliding safety bolt & spring hinged cap ejector. Flat wooden butt, lock box engraved with leaf pattern, handle. Case lined with maroon baize, no accessories in case.

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