Object Title

Flintlock military pistol - Sea Service Pattern

Flintlock military pistol - Sea Service Pattern

Date

1800

Object Number

XII.7524

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), tear drop point to frizzen spring, forward 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 broken.
Barrel 12 in long, proof and view marks on top/left rear of barrel, crown on tang, crown/number on right over pan

Dimensions

BarrelLength305mm
OverallLength490mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number nvn

Calibre

.56 in

Inscriptions and Marks

Pistol 60% covered in black paint

Associations

Places Britain