Object Title

Flintlock muzzle-loading pistol - 1798 Cavalry Model

Flintlock muzzle-loading pistol - 1798 Cavalry Model

Date

about 1800

Object Number

XII.887

Provenance

Believed to have been brought from Paris in 1815

Physical Description

No ramrod is fitted and the trigger guard is shaped differently, to the French 1763 Model. Several marks are stamped on the barrel and a single mark on the nose-cap and screw-plate. With brass mounts.

Techniques

Stamped

Materials

Dimensions

OverallLength10.3 in.
OverallLength262 mm
OverallWeight1.2 kg
OverallWeight2.11 lb
BarrelLength14.2 in.
BarrelLength360 mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number None visible

Calibre

.696 in (14 bore)

Inscriptions and Marks

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Several indistinguishable marks on the barrel
Barrel
Stamped

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