Object Title

Flintlock military pistol - Sea Service Pattern

Flintlock military pistol - Sea Service Pattern



Object Number



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/6 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/II on right over pan


BarrelLength305 mm
OverallLength490 mm


Serial Number None visible


.56 in

Inscriptions and Marks

Crown/arrow/180 stamp on right rear of stock. Crown/2 stamp twice on right alongside trigger guard. Crown/0 stamp and Crown/8 stamp in ramrod channel. Crown stamp on left of stock at rear of sideplate


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