Object Title

Flintlock muzzle-loading pistol - An IX

Flintlock muzzle-loading pistol - An IX

Date

dated 1802

Object Number

XII.866

Provenance

Old Tower Collection

Physical Description

French model of the Year IX (1800). Barrel octagonal at the base of the breech. The lock with ring-neck cock, lock-plate rounded at the rear and brass pan is engraved Mare Nale de Charlevill. Brass mounts including a large, divided nose cap secured by a spring-catch.

Techniques

Mass manufacture

Materials

Dimensions

OverallLength13.98 in
OverallLength355 mm
BarrelLength8.74 in
BarrelLength222 mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number None visible

Calibre

17.4 mm

Inscriptions and Marks

Proof Mark
* over J, * over R
Barrel
Stamped
?
F
Lockplate, sideplate, barrel band.
Stamped
Date
M an 9
Breech strap
stamped
Factory Controller?
MOVET
Stock
Stamped
Manufacturer's mark
Mare Nale de Charleville
Lockplate
Stamped
Model number?
N.II
Base of breech
Stamped
Government Stamps
R F
Stock
Stamped

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