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Pistol - England, Flintlock Object Reg. No: ST 021853

Flintlock pistol, cal. 21 bore (approx. .600), steel smooth bore barrel, 22.80cm long.

London proof marks.
Steel side lock and hammer on R.H.side, hammer heavily pitted and loose on lock plate, oval brass triggerguard with plain extensions, brass sideplate and ramrod tube. No sights. Wooden stock extends almost to muzzle, steel ramrod. Dark patches of staining on stock, predominately on R.H.side and extending underneath. No markings on lockplate.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mr William Cole, 1943
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 15.50 cm (Height), 5.70 cm (Width), 38.10 cm (Length)
Dimension Comment: Barrel length: 22.80cm

More information

Tagged with: pistols british, sword, chinese wepon
Themes this item is part of: Arms Collection, William Cole Arms Collection, William Edwin James Cole, Gun Collector (1864-1952)
Primary Classification: ARMS & ARMOUR
Secondary Classification: Firearms
Tertiary Classification: handguns
Inscriptions: Stamped on barrel at breech with British proofmarks
Stamped on barrel at breech with maker's marks of 'SS' under crown
Collector: Mr William Cole, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

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