Orders, Decorations, Medals and Militaria (13 January 2021)

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Date of Auction: 13th January 2021

Sold for £460

Estimate: £300 - £400

A Pocket Pistol with Bayonet by Harding, London.
A good quality box-lock example being a conversion from flint to percussion, Overall length 185mm, the circular screw off steel barrel 64mm in length, decorated brass lock engraved ‘
Harding’ and ‘London’, chequered decoration to the mahogany slab hand grips, plain silver escutcheon plate, strong action, decorated safety catch, hammer, trigger guard and fore-end of the steel barrel. Trigger guard action releases the bayonet, the button for releasing and returning the bayonet is operative but loose, an early period wood screw replacement on the ‘Harding’ side of the lock, otherwise very good condition £300-£400