Object Title

Flintlock military pistol - Sea Service Pattern

Flintlock military pistol - Sea Service Pattern

Date

1805

Object Number

XII.7395

Provenance

Old Tower Collection

Physical Description

Lock 5.37in, 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. Mainspring faulty.
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 12 in long, proof and view marks on top/left rear of barrel, crown on tang, crown/12 on right over pan

Dimensions

BarrelLength12in
OverallLength19.25in

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number nvn

Calibre

.56 in

Inscriptions and Marks

Crown/GR stamp on right rear of stock, broad arrow/BO on left side of stock by trigger guard, B.S stamp to the rear of the sideplate, stamp marks in ramrod channel

Associations

Places Britain