Object Title

Flintlock military pistol - Light Dragoon Pattern

Flintlock military pistol - Light Dragoon Pattern

Date

1800

Object Number

XII.6152

Provenance

Old Tower Collection

Physical Description

Lock 5.37 in long, flat, engraved,Crown/GR, Tower marked on tail, crown/arrow mark below pan, ringneck flat cock, top jaw and screw [pierced and slotted], tear drop point to frizzen spring, foreward curl to tip of frizzen, trigger with plain tip.
Full stocked complete/bruised, brass reinforce strip at ramrod entry, pattern brass furniture, brass sideplate with two steel screws, brass trigger guard with bead front, brass butt cap with short ears, single key for barrel fixing.
Barrel 9ins, proof and view marks on top left of barrel, crown/12 on right of barrel over pan,tang stamped crown/39, brass tipped wooden ramrod.

Dimensions

Dimensions: 15.25ins Weight: 1.13 kg

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number none visible

Calibre

.65 in

Inscriptions and Marks

crown/GR/1800 stamp on right rear of stock, crown stamp twice on right alongside trigger guard, TB stamp on left at rear of side plate, 10 stamp on trigger guard.

Associations

Places Britain