Object Title

Flintlock military pistol - New Land Pattern Dragoon Type D

Flintlock military pistol - New Land Pattern Dragoon Type D

Date

1800-1830

Object Number

XII.8006

Physical Description

Lock 5.37 in, flat, double border line engraved, crown/E GILL TOWER on tail of lock, ring neck flat cock, double border line engraved, top jaw and screw [pierced and slotted], spear point to frizzen spring.
Stock complete/bruised, pattern brass furniture brass forend cap, brass trigger guard with bead front, brass butt cap with short ears, stepped with a steel screw, no ramrod pipes, brass sideplate with two steel screws, single barrel fixing key.
Barrel 9 in, proof and view marks top left rear of barrel, captive ramrod with slotted screw to ramrod stirrup

Dimensions

OverallLength15.25in
BarrelLength9in

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number none visible

Calibre

.65 in

Inscriptions and Marks

51//6 engraved on trigger guard, absence of ordnance marks noted

Associations

Places Britain