Shepherd

British Flintlock George III Holster Pistol by Shepherd of London.

.55 caliber with 8-inch, round, brass barrel signed on the top "London".

The lock signed with the maker's name. Spuriously dated "1740" behind the hammer.

Full-length walnut stock with brass mounts and brass butt cap. "Stand of flags" side plate.

London proofmarks and barrel makerís proof at the left breech.

Circa 1780.

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