Object Title

Flintlock pistol

Flintlock pistol

Date

about 1760

Object Number

XII.1316

Provenance

From the Norton Hall Collection. Presented by the National Art-Collections Fund, 1942.

Physical Description

Percussion sporting gun converted from flintlock. Two stage barrel which has been cut down. Octagonal breech, front sight and rear sight a simple groove on tang . Lock converted with crude hammer. Full stocked and butt with 7 over 35 and plastic tag with either 899 or 998. Cheek rest. No side plate ; 2 ramrod pipes.

Dimensions

BarrelLength23.5in
OverallLength37.55in

Calibre

.585 in (23 bore)

Associations

Places France