Object Title

Flintlock military pistol - Dragoon Pattern

Flintlock military pistol - Dragoon Pattern

Date

1831-1837

Object Number

XII.9824

Provenance

Old Tower stock. Returned from loan L105.

Physical Description

Lock 5.17 in, flat stepped at rear with safety bolt, doubleborder line engraved, crown/WR stamped in front of cock,small crown/arrow stamped below pan, cock missing, frizzen spring missing, foreward curl to tip of frizzen, rainproof pan.
Stock complete, bruised, split at left of breach and split through barrel fixing key slot. Pattern brass furniture, brass forend cap, brass trigger guard with plain rounded front,brass butt cap, plain and rounded, no ears to cap, fixed with single steel screw, plain brass ramrod pipe, plain brass side plate with two steel fixing screws, one single barrel fixing key. Barrel 9 in, proof and view marks on top rear of barrel, number 12 stamped on barrel over pan,round tang with steel screw, captive ramrod missing

Dimensions

OverallLength15 in
BarrelLength9 in

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number None Visible visible

Calibre

.65 in

Inscriptions and Marks

Arrow/BO on right rear of stock, XIV stamped under stock in front of trigger guard. Crown/B stamped alongside trigger guard

Associations

Places England