Object Title

Flintlock combination sword and pistol - By David Kucer

Flintlock combination sword and pistol - By David Kucer

Date

1989

Object Number

XIV.33

Provenance

Presented by the maker, 15th May 1991.

Physical Description

Working swan-necked cock and top vented half octagonal barrel in polished steel. Stamped on right side of the barrel is: D.KUCER. The pistol is attached to the blade by a single screw, the trigger protrudes from behind the shell guard and just in-front of the knuckle-bow
The cast brass hilt has a simple knuckle-bow terminating at the pommel, which is oval with a squared-off top, surmounted by a supported ball. The grip is of ivory and is octagonal in shape. A shell guard hangs on the right side, partially concealing the flintlock mechanism. The blade is polished steel with an upturned point and a single wide fuller

Dimensions

BarrelLength1.5inches
BarrelLength38mm
BladeLength7inches
BladeLength178mm
OverallLength8.75inches
OverallLength223mm
OverallWeight0.046kg

Component parts

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number none

Calibre

.125 in

Notes

For the case see XIV.33A