Theophilus Richards FL Coat Pistol
Theophilus Richards Birmingham
Double barrel flintlock carriage pistol, made By Theophilus Richards a quality English Gun maker located at the “Royal Patent Waterproof Gun Manufactory” on 33 High Street, Birmingham, England from 1818 to 1833. Theophilus Richards is recorded as the father of the renowned Gun maker William Wesley Richards.c.1810, 10 bore, 155mm browned barrels with gold vents and sighted with engraved breeches and bearing private London proof marks, stepped locks with safety slides and roller bearing frizzen springs. Fully stocked with original horn tipped ramrod. Checkered grip with vacant silver oval escutcheon and finely engraved breech tang. Pineapple finial to trigger guard and standard of arms decoration on bow. Cased in tiered wooden case with most of all accessories.