Object Title

Flintlock military pistol - New Land Pattern Dragoon Type A

Flintlock military pistol - New Land Pattern Dragoon Type A

Date

1820

Object Number

XII.4001

Provenance

Old Tower Collection

Physical Description

Lock 5.25 in, flat, double border line engraved, crown/GR, TOWER marked on tail, crown over arrow mark below pan, ring neck flat cock, double border line engraved, top jaw and screw (pierced and slotted), top jaw marked rear right with viii, teardrop point to frizzen spring, frizzen slight foreward curl to tip. screw head broken.
Stock complete, bruised, pattern brass furniture, brass forend cap, brass trigger guard with bead front, brass butt cap with short ears, stepped with steel screw, brass ramrod pipe 11/16 in long, brass sideplate with two steel screws, single barrel fixing key.
Barrel 9 in, proof and view mark on top of rear of barrel, crown/12 on right over pan. tang marked crown/4, captive ramrod, marked with a crown, searated and slotted screw to ramrod stirrup.

Dimensions

OverallLength15.25in

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number nvn

Calibre

.66 in

Inscriptions and Marks

Q.O.R./Y.C/318 on trigger guard, Vlll and three crowns stamped in ramrod groove, RG and B&P stamped on left side of stock, crown on right rear of stock (faint).

Associations

Places Britain