Object Title

Flintlock muzzle-loading pistol - By Barnett

Flintlock muzzle-loading pistol - By Barnett

Date

about 1790

Object Number

XII.845

Provenance

Old Tower Collection

Physical Description

Brass barrel octagonal at the breech where it is stamped with London proof-marks and engraved Customs. Lock with flat lockplate with the name of the maker, Barnet. Brass mounts of civilian pattern, roughly engraved. The barrel is held to the fore-end by two slides. The cock is missing.

Techniques

Engraved

Materials

Dimensions

OverallLength13 in.
OverallLength330 mm
OverallWeight0.8 kg
OverallWeight1.8 lbs
BarrelLength8.3 in.
BarrelLength211 mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number None visible

Calibre

.585 in (23 bore)

Inscriptions and Marks

Maker
BARNET
Lockplate
Stamped
User
CUSTOMS
Barrel
Engraved
Proof mark
Crown GP
Barrel
Stamped
View mark
Crown V
Barrel
Stamped

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