Antique Guns

Percussion Side-Hammer Belt Pistol By Bentley & Son, Liverpool

Percussion side-hammer, belt pistol by Bentley & Son, Liverpool circa 1830. Overall length approx 11 in., octagonal steel barrel approx. 6 in.  Barrel to a pleasing mottled grey patina with surface pitting throughout, especially around the...
 
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Percussion side-hammer, belt pistol by Bentley & Son, Liverpool circa 1830. Overall length approx 11 in., octagonal steel barrel approx. 6 in.  Barrel to a pleasing mottled grey patina with surface pitting throughout, especially around the percussion nipple.  The foresight is of "German Silver?  The steel ramrod is a captive stirrup ramrod slung beneath the barrel pipes. The ramrod, side boxlock, safety catch, buttcap/ percussion cap/ ball store, percussion hammer, belt hook, trigger guard and trigger of steel are are also to a pleasing to a pleasing mottled grey/ brown patina with some surface pitting throughout.  The boxlock, hammer, top strap, trigger-guard and butt cap with some floral decoration.  The top flat of the barrel with "Bentley & Son, Liverpool" although worn.  Crisp action and the safety catch is working well.  The one-piece walnut stock has worn checkering to the butt and bumps/ knocks as to be expected in a working gun of this age.  In reasonable overall condition commensurate with its age.  Additional information and photographs on request

As a 100+ year old obsolete calibre/ antique firearm no licence is required to own this item in the UK if retained as part of a collection or display. NB A FIREARMS CERTIFICATE IS REQUIRED TO OWN THIS PISTOL FOR SHOOTING

Additional information and photographs on request

Firearms Certificate Not Required.

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