Object Title

Flintlock muzzle-loading pistol - An IX

Flintlock muzzle-loading pistol - An IX

Date

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

OverallLength13.98in.
OverallLength355mm
OverallWeight1.33kg
OverallWeight2.15lb oz
BarrelLength8.74in.
BarrelLength222mm

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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