Largest selection of genuine antique weapons for sale in UK, visit our website andrewbottomley.com Ref no 8222. scarce British Military style Flintlock Officer's Pistol manufactured by the gunsmith "ELSTON". (Abraham Elston worked in Doncaster around 1783-1793). This super pistol would almost certainly have been carried during the time of the Napoleonic Wars, Circa 1790-1815. Rounded typical brass military skull-crusher butt-cap, matching brass military style trigger-guard, forend pipe and sideplate. Action very crisp and in excellent working order. Complete with its wooden ramrod. The lock engraved with the makers name "ELSTON". This type of heavy calibre flintlock pistol were carried by British officers during the era of the Napoleonic campaigns of the late 18th-early 19th century. These heavy calibre pistols were well regarded as being very reliable by serving British officers at the time. Overall length 15.5 inches. Good condition and in working order. Ref 8222. This is an antique weapon and is sold as a collectors item only. No Licence is required in the United Kingdom.
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