‘Manufacturer of Day’s Patent Gun’

Joseph Riley, manufactured Day’s Patent Gun from the commencement of the Patent (around 1890) at 75, Constitution Hill.

This Percussion Stick Gun, used with or without the Pocket Butt, was decidedly the most simple and safe article ever invented, and is what everyone ought to have as a walking companion, for amusement, and as a safeguard in travelling.’

You were strongly advised to ‘Buy the Original Patented and Warranted article – Others are Spurious and Dangerous!’

Source: The Hockley Flyer No 36 1987


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