Object Title

Flintlock military pistol - New Land Pattern Dragoon Type D

Flintlock military pistol - New Land Pattern Dragoon Type D

Date

1840

Object Number

XII.9426

Provenance

Old Tower Collections

Physical Description

Lock 5.37 in, flat, double border line engraved, crown/VR, TOWER/H.GILL on tail of lock, crown/number below pan, ring neck flat cock, double border line engraved, top jaw and screw [pierced and slotted], tear drop 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 nvn

Calibre

.65 in

Inscriptions and Marks

C.51 on sideplate, E.T. stamped in stock next to trigger guard on lock side

Associations

Places Britain