Object Title

Flintlock muzzle-loading pistol - Light Dragoon Model

Flintlock muzzle-loading pistol - Light Dragoon Model

Date

about 1795

Object Number

XII.829

Provenance

Old Tower Collection

Physical Description

"Paget" type being similar to no. XII 820/821. The barrel bears London proof-marks a maker's mark, and is engraved with a number and two letters now nearly obliterated, possibly 24L D (24th Light Dragoons). The stock bears two Storekeeper's stamped and the initials W.R. Ramrod broken.

Techniques

Engraved

Materials

Dimensions

BarrelLength14.9 in
BarrelLength230 mm
OverallLength9 in
OverallLength380 mm
OverallWeight1 kg
OverallWeight2.4 lbs

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number None visible

Calibre

.65 in

Inscriptions and Marks

Regimental mark
24L D (24th Light Dragoons).
Barrel
Engraved
Proof marks
Crown GP
Barrel
Stamped
View mark
Crown V
Barrel
Stamped
Store Keeper's mark
W.R
Stock
Stamped

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