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Cody Firearms Museum

Makers
Bentley, London England
Descriptions
stock 186 walnut grips 9 plain 345 trigger 354
Names
pistol 180 percussion 46 firearm 4093
Date:
ca. 1860
Dimensions:
Barrel length: 5 in
Gloss:
English Underhammer Bootleg Pistol. Single shot. No trigger guard. See #P-1654 for note on underhammer pistols. Firm name became Bentley & Playfair 1885-1900, and Hollis, Bentley & Playfair 1900 to date. (1948)
Inscription:
[on top of receiver:] BENTLEY, PATENTEE LONDON [on right side of receiver and barrelk:] S [on left side of barrel:] (crossed swords with crown in top cross section, letters B P C in left, bottom center and right cross sections, respectively) (proofmark) [in left side of receiver:] (crossed swords with letter V in bottom cross section and crown symbol in top cross section) (proofmark)
Model:
English Underhammer, Bootleg Pistol
Serial Number:
5
Accession Number:
1988.8.3805

As of 06-14-2017 this object is on display in the Cody Firearms Museum.
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