Object Title

Flintlock military pistol - Sea Service Pattern

Flintlock military pistol - Sea Service Pattern

Date

1800

Object Number

XII.7386

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. Piece chipped out of stock at rear butt cap
Barrel 12 in long, proof and view marks on top/left rear of barrel, crown on tang, crown/12 on right over pan

Dimensions

BarrelLength305mm
OverallLength490mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number nvn

Calibre

.56 in

Inscriptions and Marks

Crown/GR/date stamp (indestinct)on right rear of stock

Associations

Places Britain