Object Title

Flintlock muzzle-loading pistol - Probably by John Waters

Flintlock muzzle-loading pistol - Probably by John Waters

Date

about 1788

Object Number

XII.787

Provenance

Old Tower Collection

Physical Description

With a bronze or gun-metal stock with a fishtail butt. The barrel bears a maker's mark probably that of John Waters of Birmingham and the proof of marks of a private Birmingham proof-house.

Techniques

Stamped

Materials

Dimensions

OverallLength11.8 in.
OverallLength300 mm
OverallWeight0.76 kg
OverallWeight1.68 lb oz
BarrelLength7 in.
BarrelLength177 mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number None visible

Calibre

.560 in (26 bore)

Inscriptions and Marks

View mark
Crown V
Barrel
Stamped
Maker's mark
Maker's mark of John Waters' CROWN I W
Barrel
Stamped
Proof mark
Private Birmingham proof-house CROWN P
Barrel
Stamped

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