Object Title

Flintlock military pistol - Light Dragoon Pattern

Flintlock military pistol - Light Dragoon Pattern

Date

1813

Object Number

XII.9945

Provenance

Returned from loan L105

Physical Description

Lock 5.37 in, flat,double border line engraved, rampant lion mark in front of cock, dated 1813 on tail tail, crown/ 2 below pan, cock missing spear point to frizzen spring, curl to tip of frizzen.
Stock complete/bruised, pattern brass furniture, brass tailpipe, brass sideplate with two steel screws, brass trigger guard with bead front, brass but cap with short ears, barrel fixing key.
Barrel 9 in, proof and view marks on top of barrel, end of barrel tang round, fitted for a captive ramrod (ramrod and stirrup missing)

Dimensions

OverallLength15.25in
BarrelLength9in

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number none visible

Calibre

.65 in

Inscriptions and Marks

B9 stamp on top of barrel, also crown/7, N N V/B9 stamped on bottom of trigger guard

Associations

Places Britain