Object Title

Flintlock military pistol

Flintlock military pistol

Date

1796

Object Number

XII.846

Provenance

Old Tower Collection

Physical Description

A small framed flintlock pistol with brass barrel. Fully stocked in walnut witha brass ramrod pipes.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall: 325 mm Width: 50 mm Height:155 mm Weight: 1 lb 4 ozs

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number nvn

Calibre

.580 in

Inscriptions and Marks

Durs Egg London

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 per pair.