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heelerau

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PostSubject: Over Coat Pistol   Over Coat Pistol EmptyApril 25th 2018, 5:12 am

I have just had my mate Daves' coat pistol locks' cock adjusted, it now sparks ver reliably,  it is a replacement hence the work needed. Lockplate is marked Clare, opposite lock panel marked T.W.Edge.  London proof marks on the barrel. Only a foresight, no rear sight. Bore is ver nice, smooth, and .65. Holds really well. Over Coat Pistol 40973926464_759cb1c71cP1020912 by Gordon Hazel, on Over Coat Pistol 40793256645_452380facdP1020916 by Gordon Hazel, on Over Coat Pistol 40793247185_b4fa7c7bc1P1020919 by Gordon Hazel, on Over Coat Pistol 40793247185_b4fa7c7bc1P1020919 by Gordon Hazel, on Over Coat Pistol 40973934304_ae6acfd78bP1020920 by Gordon Hazel, on Over Coat Pistol 41692446541_b7d608dc63P1020913 by Gordon Hazel, on Flickr

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PostSubject: Re: Over Coat Pistol   Over Coat Pistol EmptyApril 25th 2018, 7:22 am

Very nice looking hand gun. Do you get to shoot it?

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heelerau

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PostSubject: Re: Over Coat Pistol   Over Coat Pistol EmptyApril 25th 2018, 1:27 pm

I have done with about 28 grains of fffg and a .65 ball. Ver pleasant to shoot. Have not tried a target with it as have only just got the lock back and fitted

   3rd May,  had the pistol loaded blank for a week or so, then popped a ball down. Shot it off from the back stoop, went off with hell of a bang and I hit the spot I aimed at.

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Mike in Oz

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PostSubject: Re: Over Coat Pistol   Over Coat Pistol EmptyMay 3rd 2018, 6:15 am

Thats a real nice pistol, it was a pleasure to handle and sits well in the hand too!  Smile
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Hanshi

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PostSubject: Re: Over Coat Pistol   Over Coat Pistol EmptyMay 3rd 2018, 1:52 pm

It really is a nice pistol; and I like the caliber.
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PostSubject: Re: Over Coat Pistol   Over Coat Pistol EmptyMay 17th 2018, 10:02 am

Here's my "Over Coat Pistol".

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heelerau

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PostSubject: Re: Over Coat Pistol   Over Coat Pistol EmptyMay 17th 2018, 4:02 pm

You must have big pockets !!

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PostSubject: Re: Over Coat Pistol   Over Coat Pistol EmptyMay 22nd 2018, 9:21 am

I've had several Twigg pistols over the years that are dead ringers for the one you shared with us. These guns are always fun to look at (better to own), getting pretty pricey these days.

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heelerau

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PostSubject: Re: Over Coat Pistol   Over Coat Pistol EmptyMay 22nd 2018, 5:52 pm

Buck you are right, my mate Dave who owns this pistol paid over  2k for this example.

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PostSubject: Re: Over Coat Pistol   Over Coat Pistol EmptyMay 26th 2018, 7:00 am

That's about right for one in this condition. I once in a while I run across cased or matched pistols (cased) and your in the $3,000 to $5,000 range.

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