Object Title

Flintlock military pistol - Sea Service Pattern

Flintlock military pistol - Sea Service Pattern

Date

1800

Object Number

XII.7511

Provenance

Old Tower Collection

Physical Description

Lock 5.37 in, flat, double border line engraved, crown/GR, TOWER marked on tail, crown/2 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 tip missing from wooden ramrod.
Barrel 12in 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. Arrow/BO stamp rear of stock apron, and on right rear of stock, 1.D.4 stamped on rear of pistol grip, crown/number stamp twice on right side of trigger guard, various stamp marks in ramrod channel, among which are, crown/8, TGG V

Associations

Places Britain