Object Title

Flintlock muzzle-loading military pistol - Light Dragoon Pistol

Flintlock muzzle-loading military pistol - Light Dragoon Pistol

Date

1805

Object Number

XII.9544

Physical Description

The circular barrel is struck with government proof at the breech. The flat lock has some slight engraving at the tail and on the side of the pan. It is marked Tower with crowned GR, crowned arrow and SG(?). The stock is stamped with BO and arrow and 1805 and a mirrored GR and by the side plate TF. The furniture is brass and there is a swivel ramrod.

Dimensions

BarrelLength224mm
OverallLength395mm
OverallWeight1.38kg

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number none visible

Calibre

.65 in

Inscriptions and Marks

Proof Mark
government mark
breech
stamped
Datestock
stamped
Stampstock
stamped
Stamp

Associations

Places Britain