Object Title

Flintlock holster pistol

Flintlock holster pistol

Date

1700

Object Number

XII.1556

Provenance

Purchased from the National Magazine Co. (W R Hearst collection) October 1952, with the help of the Pilgrim Trust, National Art Collections Fund and a special Exchequer Grant. This is one of 52 items purchased together. (Hearst inv. no. A.157). Purchased at Sotheby's, London 11 May 1932, lot 15. Previously in the collection of Major Th. Jakobsson of Stockholm. Described as 'formerly in the armoury of the Grand Duke of Saxe-Weimer, Schloss Ettersburg, Saxony.'

Dimensions

BarrelLength13.25in

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number nvn

Calibre

.590 in (22 bore)

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