Object Title

Flintlock holster pistol

Flintlock holster pistol

Date

1830

Object Number

XII.5587

Provenance

Old Tower Collection. Returned from Loan 12 Edinburgh Castle 06 11 1991.

Physical Description

Brass barrel with proof in small ovals; struck below with IV construction mark; both lugs detached; flat lock inscribed WILKINSON; ring neck cock lacking top jaw and screw; full stock with apron around tang; brass furniture with single ramrod pipe; brass tipped ramrod associated;trigger guard with small knob finial; stepped butt cap and on left G above PO; full stock and conventional side plate.

Dimensions

OverallLength15.9in
BarrelLength9in

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number none visible

Calibre

.65 in

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

Stock damaged at muzzle end