Object Title

Flintlock muzzle-loading cavalry pistol - New Land Pattern Pistol

Flintlock muzzle-loading cavalry pistol - New Land Pattern Pistol

Date

1810

Object Number

XII.4533

Physical Description

This gun is equipped with a flat lock and a ring-necked cock, slight floral engraving on its tail plate and on the breast of its cock. It is engraved with a crowned GR in the middle of its lock plate, and TOWER at the lock-plate’s tail. The stock is stamped JM under a star by the side plate and with ordnance storekeeper’s marks form 1800 by the barrel tang. It is also equipped with a browned barrel and swivel ramrod.

Dimensions

BarrelLength202mm
OverallLength355mm
OverallWeight1.2kg

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number nvn

Calibre

.65 in

Inscriptions and Marks

Mark
crowned GR
lock plate
engraved
Stampby side plate
stamped
Marklock plate
engraved
Stampstock
stamped

Associations

Places Europe