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samco
April 2, 2008, 05:02 PM
Hi All

A friend has a couple of old pistols he bought about 25 yrs ago,He would like to find out a little about them. Ist. one Army dragoon. built approx 1760 Tower of London proof mark. Maker W. Rolland.dont know cal. 12" barrel decent shape. 2nd Navy flintlock 1780 5" barrel maker P Bond good cond. 50 cal? Any one ever hear of these. Both flintlocks made in England.

samco

James K
April 2, 2008, 08:04 PM
P. Bond, of 45 Corn Hill, made brass barrel pistols in London from 1795 to 1812, which is about the right era. I can find nothing else on him.

I can't find anything on a Rolland. There were several gun makers named Rowland, but I can't find a W.

Not much help, I am afraid, but maybe a little.

Jim