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.9914

Provenance

Old Tower Collection

Physical Description

Lock 5.37 in, flat, border engraved, in front of cock engraved crown/GR, TOWER marked on tail, crown/arrow mark below pan, ring neck flat cock, broken at neck teardrop point to frizzen spring, forward curl to tip of frizzen.
Stock complete, bruised, repaired with brass strap at forend pattern brass furniture, brass forend cap, brass trigger guard with bead front, brass buttcap with short ears, stepped with steel screw. 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/4 mark on tang, crown/ on right side of barrel over pan (indistinct). Captive ramrod stamped with a crown, serated and slotted screw to ramrod stirrup

Dimensions

OverallLength15.25in
BarrelLength9in

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number none visible

Calibre

.65 in

Inscriptions and Marks

Crown/GR stamp on right side of stock at rear, TM stamp on left of stock, TY*T and No 2 stamped on butt cap

Associations

Places Britain