Object Title

Flintlock duelling pistol

Flintlock duelling pistol

Date

1780

Object Number

XII.1369 B

Provenance

Presented 1946. Formerly the property of General Sir Edward Bulmer, December 1946.

Physical Description

Octagonal barrel with browned finish engraved with the name of the maker Wogdon LONDON. and stamped on the underside with London proof-marks and the initials R W.
Locks engraved Wogdon. Safety catches. Blued steel mounts with slight engraving of foliage, the trigger-guards having acorn finials. Hair triggers

Dimensions

BarrelLength3.35 in
BarrelLength250 mm
OverallLength5.05 in

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number None Visible

Calibre

.550 in (27 bore)

Associations

Places Britain

Bibliographic References

Illustrated in Howard Blackmore 1985 English Pistols, p30.