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Pistol - Robert Wogdon, London, Flintlock Conversion, circa 1790 Object Reg. No: ST 021872

Summary:
Percussion pistol, duelling, cal. 37 bore (.500 in.). Muzzle loading. Stub twist barrel with flat top.

Made by Robert Wogdon, London, circa 1790. Converted from flintlock by Clough & Sons, Bath.
Description:
Stock extends to muzzle. Rounded butt. Length 387 mm.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mr William Cole, 1943
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: pistols british
Themes this item is part of: William Cole Arms Collection, Robert Wogdon, Gunmaker, London (1737-1813), William Edwin James Cole, Gun Collector (1864-1952), Arms Collection
Primary Classification: ARMS & ARMOUR
Secondary Classification: Firearms
Tertiary Classification: handguns
Inscriptions: Marked "Wogdon London". London proof marks.

Monogram plate marked "W. Y.".
Model Name/Number: (Duelling)
Manufacturer: Robert Wogdon (Gunsmiths), London, England, Great Britain, circa 1790
Collector: Mr William Cole, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

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