Antique Purdey double barreled percussion pistol

Purdey double barreled percussion pistol

Antique cased double barreled percussion holster pistol by James Purdey

circa: 1830

£18,000

A cased double barreled percussion holster pistol by James Purdey of London with 20 bore 7.5in barrels with platinum lines and vents.

Signed on the top rib 'J. Purdey No.314 1/2 Oxford Street, London'.

With original ramrod, locks signed 'Purdey' with safety bolts and dolphin hammers.

Serial number: 1914

Profusely engraved overall including trigger-guard with some original finish.

Silver escutcheons on the barrel bolt.

Woodwork with some abraisons.

This pistol is one of a pair with a vacant space in the mahogany case.

Full accessories including the very rare Purdey nipple key.

This pistol was made for ball or shot with 2 bullet moulds in the case together with red leather three-way flask.

Mentioned in Unsworth's book 'The Early Purdeys', Page 132. 

  • Purdey double barreled percussion pistol
  • Purdey double barreled percussion pistol
  • Purdey double barreled percussion pistol
  • Purdey double barreled percussion pistol
  • Purdey double barreled percussion pistol
  • Purdey double barreled percussion pistol