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.9913

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, teardrop point to frizzen spring, forward curl to tip of frizzen. cock missing.
Stock complete, bruised, pattern brass furniture, 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, crown/12 on right side of barrel over pan, captive ramrod, serrated and slotted screw to ramrod stirrup

Dimensions

OverallLength15.25 in
BarrelLength9 in

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number None Visible visible

Calibre

.65 in

Inscriptions and Marks

Crown/GR/1800 stamp on top right rear of stock, 110 stamp on bottom of trigger guard

Associations

Places Britain