5" .54 cal octagonal barrel Marked LONDON with double proofs. Line bordered lock marked SHARPE with foliage engraving to both ends and the hammer. Matching decoration to the pineapple finial trigger guard. Walnut stock with checkered bag shaped grip. Mechanically excellent. The metal crisp with a little oxidation at the nipple only and original finish,lightly lacquered in antiquity as a preservative. The stock with light lacquer coat as well. Short crack at the left side only. Sometimes called travel pistols as these were carried for protection on the opened road where every man was on his own.