Object Title

Flintlock military pistol - New Land Pattern Dragoon Type A

Flintlock military pistol - New Land Pattern Dragoon Type A

Date

1801-1830

Object Number

XII.9915

Provenance

Old Tower Collection

Physical Description

Lock 5.25 in, flat, double border line engraved, crown/GR,TOWER marked on tail, crown over arrow mark below pan, ring-neck flat cock, double border line engraved, top jaw missing screw broken, teardrop point to frizzen spring, frizzen slight foreward curl to tip.
Stock complete, bruised, brass re-inforce band at for-end, pattern brass furniture, split at rear of lock brass for-end cap, brass trigger guard with bead front, brass buttcap with short ears, stepped with steel screw, brass ramrod pipe 11/16ins long, brass sideplate with two steel screws,single barrel fixing key.
Barrel 9 in, proof and view mark on top of rear of barrel, crown/12 on right over pan. Tang marked crown/4, captive ramrod, marked with a crown, serrated and slotted screw to ramrod stirrup

Dimensions

OverallLength15.25in
BarrelLength9in

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number none visible

Calibre

.65 in

Inscriptions and Marks

K.C.Y.C on trigger guard, MyT and No 39 stamped on butt cap

Associations

Places Britain