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Støckel: Alexander Martin, Glasgow / Scotland, 1835 - 1903, since 1835 member of the guild.
escutcheon, push safety
blade swung out, deep rifling for screwing the barrel on and off
Birmingham proof stamps under barrel
hammer cocked, nipple
tiny 2¾" powder flask
case with all screw heads parallel, escutcheon
MARTIN, GLASGOW, during the 1850 - 1860s period made pair of percussion pistols with vicious swinging out 2" bayonet after pulling back the trigger guard, no visible serial #, caliber .52, 3½" screw-in browned barrels with Birmingham proofs, the nicely engraved lock kept in the white, German silver escutcheon on the back of the plain grips, for the period typical British push safety, with strong springs in good working order. The rare Scottish case with pistols and tiny 2¾" powder flask are desirable and in good condition. $5,750.