Object Title

Flintlock military pistol

Flintlock military pistol

Date

1796

Object Number

XII.841

Provenance

Old Tower Collection

Dimensions

BarrelLength7in

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number none visible

Calibre

.580 in (24 bore)

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

Philip d'Auvergne, 'Prince de Bouillon', was a captain of the Royal Navy, stationed in the Channel Islands and responsible for communications between the British Government and the French Royalists.
200 pairs of these pistols were made by Durs Egg and Henry Nock at 48 shillings a pair.