Object Title

Flintlock military pistol - Sea Service Pattern

Flintlock military pistol - Sea Service Pattern

Date

1800

Object Number

XII.7574

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 1.3 in 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 4.9 in long, two steel side screws, with steel belt hook 9.1 in long, stamped with a crown, apron carved around barrel tang. Brass tipped wooden ramrod.
Barrel 12in long Proof and view marks on top/left rear of barrel, crown on tang

Dimensions

BarrelLength305mm
OverallLength490mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number nvn

Calibre

.56 in

Inscriptions and Marks

Crown/GR/date stamp on right rear of stock. Pistol covered with 75% black paint

Associations

Places Britain