UNWIN & RODGERS, SHEFFIELD
A .32 RIMFIRE SINGLE-SHOT TWIN-BLADED FOLDING KNIFE-PISTOL, MODEL 'NON XLL', no visible serial number,
circa 1860, with nickel square section tapering 3 3/4in. smooth-bore barrel with chamfered edges, the left hand side marked 'UNWIN & RODGERS, PATENTEES SHEFFIELD', flat bead fore-sight, iron breech end with flip-down standing breech mounted with a 'rabbit-ear' rear-sight, nickel body and bolsters including hinged trapdoor for caps at rear, the underside with folding 3 1/2in. double edged dagger blade and a further folding 3 1/2in. clip-point blade, both marked at the forte 'UNWIN & RODGERS PATENT' below 'V.R.' and a crown, moulded horn side scales with chequered panels to grip portion and folding trigger between the blades
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Sold as an exempt item under Section 58 (2) of the 1968 Firearms Act, to be held as a curiosity or ornament