.40 caliber, 3" barrels, no S/N. A good and scarce brass barreled three-shot false rifled tap action flintlock pistol by Robert Wheeler, London. One of a pair, second member of the pair missing. Breech is marked 3,4,5. Boxlock flintlock mechanism with tap on left side. All original small parts including top jaw and screw. Brass action and barrels. Figured walnut butt. Contains a push-on safety and snap action. The three-barrel configuration with 2 over 1 is one of the scarcest versions of these multi-barreled flintlock pocket pistols.
Extremely crisp action. Brass action and barrels with only minor wear. Gun's push-on safety, snap action and all other actions function well. Butt with silver thumb piece and only minor marks throughout is crisp with no cracks.
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