Object Title

Flintlock miquelet pistol

Flintlock miquelet pistol

Date

1631-1670

Object Number

XII.5398

Provenance

Formerly P3, purchased with other objects, 15 November 1985. From the Armoury at Littlecote House.

Physical Description

The lock is of miquelet design and is held in place by 2 sidenails. The entire woodwork of this pistol has been restored. The barrel has an octagonal breech which extends to a length of 4 in. before blanding to a section of 16 facets which ends at a baluster 5 3/8 in. from the breech. After this the barrel is round with side flats to the muzzle

Dimensions

Dimensions: Length of barrel: 14.375 in, Length overall: 21.25 in Weight: 2 lb 0 oz

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number nvn

Calibre

.60 in

Inscriptions and Marks

None

Associations

Places Spain