Object Title

Flintlock duelling pistol

Flintlock duelling pistol

Date

1793

Object Number

XII.1484

Provenance

Acquired 1949. From the collection of Mr. W.O. Oldman.

Physical Description

Octagonal barrel with browned finish inscribed MORTON DUBLIN. Locks slightly engraved with foliage and MORTON. Stocks with silver mounts stamped with Dublin hallmarks for 1788 and 1793 and a maker's mark, possibly that of Thomas Jones.

Dimensions

BarrelLength9.4in

Component parts

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number nvn

Calibre

.630 in (18 bore)

Inscriptions and Marks

silver hallmarks

Associations

Bibliographic References

Illustrated in English Pistols p.31.

Notes

Valued as a pair