Object Title

Flintlock military pistol

Flintlock military pistol

Date

1788

Object Number

XII.794

Provenance

Old Tower Collection

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number none visible

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

These pistols are probably those issued to the 74th and 75th Regiments (2nd Battalion Highland Light Infantry and 1st Battalion Gordon Highlanders) in or soon after 1788.
They appear to have been purchased privately by the colonels of the regiments concerned