Object Title

Flintlock military pistol - Sea Service Pattern

Flintlock military pistol - Sea Service Pattern

Date

1801-1830

Object Number

XII.9420

Provenance

Old Tower Collection

Physical Description

Lock 5.37 in, flat border line engraved, crown/GR,with TOWER marked on tail of lock, crown/arrow stamp below pan, flat ring neck cock border line engraved, top jaw and screw (missing), spear point to frizzen spring, foreward curl to tip of frizzen.
Stock complete /bruised, pattern brass furniture, brass ramrod pipe and tail pipe cast in one piece with a 1/4in window, brass trigger guard, plain, round at front, brass butt cap, smooth, rounded with short ears, and a single steel screw, brass side plate 3.5in long, with two steel screws, rear one wood type, screwed in to stock, a steel belt hook stamped with a crown 7.25in long, with two screw holes. NO apron carved around barrel tang, steel ramrod missing.
Barrel 9 in long, proof and view marks on left rear of barrel, crown/11 stamp over pan, crown stamp on tail of tang. Plain trigger with a slight curve

Dimensions

OverallLength15.75in
BarrelLength9in

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number none visible

Calibre

.56 in

Inscriptions and Marks

Crown/Broad arrow/180 on right rear of stock, stamp marks next to rear of trigger guard crown/9 , crown/indistinct in ramrod channel

Associations

Places Britain