Object Title

Flintlock military pistol

Flintlock military pistol

Date

1800

Object Number

XII.7512

Provenance

Old Tower Collection

Physical Description

Lock 5.37 in, flat, double border line engraved, crown/GR,TOWER marked on tail, crown/arrow mark below pan, ring neck flat cock, double border line engraved, top jaw and screw[pierced and slotted], spear point to frizzen spring,foreward curl to tip of frizzen.
Stock complete/bruised, pattern brass furniture, brass ramrod pipe 1.3in long, brass trigger guard with acorn tip at front, brass butt cap smooth rounded with short ears,and a single steel screw. Brass side plate 4.9in long, two steel side screws, (front one missing), with steel belt hook 9.1 in long, stamped with a crown, apron carved around barrel tang. Brass tipped wooden ramrod.
Barrel 12 in long Proof and view marks on top/left rear of barrel, crown on tang, crown/number on right over pan

Dimensions

BarrelLength12in
OverallLength19.25in

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number nvn

Calibre

.56 in

Inscriptions and Marks

Crown/GR/date stamp on right rear of stock, (faint). pistol 70% covered with black paint, marks faint or partially covered, M/D 26 engraved on butt cap

Associations

Places England