***New In***c1795 Brass Barrelled Flintlock Man-Stopper Pistol by ‘Wilkinson of Bristol’.
A Brass Barrelled Flintlock Man-Stopper Pistol by 'Wilkinson of Bristol'.
With a solid brass octagonal to round barrel, stamped 'BRISTOL' along the top flat and with Birmingham proofs, foliate engraved tang, stepped, bevelled lock signed 'WILKINSON'.
Fully stocked in walnut with a raised moulding around the tail of the lock, brass mounts comprising plain trigger guard with pineapple finial and engraved ramrod pipes. Original horn-tipped ramrod.
A superb example by a fine English gunsmith from the West Country.