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.9911

Provenance

Old Tower Collection

Physical Description

Lock 5.37 in, flat, no border engraving, engraved tail, crown/GR, TOWER marked on tail, crown mark below pan, cock missing, teardrop point to frizzen spring, foreward curl to tip of frizzen.
Stock damaged, split at forend, piece missing on right forend, brass forend 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, captive ramrod searated and slotted screw to ramrod stirrup

Dimensions

OverallLength15.25in
BarrelLength9in

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number none visible

Calibre

.65 in

Associations

Places Britain