Object Title

Flintlock military pistol - New Land Pattern Dragoon Type B

Flintlock military pistol - New Land Pattern Dragoon Type B

Date

1805

Object Number

XII.9904

Provenance

Old Tower Collection

Physical Description

Lock 5.37 in, flat, no border engraving, engraved tail, crown/GR, TOWER marked on tail, crown/arrow mark below pan, ring neck flat cock, top jaw and screw [pierced and slotted], teardrop point to frizzen spring, forward curl to tip of frizzen. Lock broken.
Stock complete, bruised, pattern brass furniture, brass for-end cap, brass trigger guard with bead front, brass butt cap with short ears, stepped with steel screws. No pipes. Brass side plate with two steel screws, single barrel fixing key.
Barrel 9 in, proof and view marks on left side at rear of barrel, crown mark on tang, crown/11 on right side of barrel over pan, captive ramrod , separated and slotted screw to ramrod stirrup

Dimensions

Dimensions: 15.25 in Weight: 1.3 Kgs

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number None visible

Calibre

.65 in

Inscriptions and Marks

Crown/arrow/180 stamped on rear right of stock, crown/P stamp on left rear of stock, A/9 engraved on bottom of trigger guard

Associations

Places Britain