~ A Deactivated Flintlock Sea Service Pistol By Tower of London ~
The lock plate is stamped with Crown above GR, Tower across the tail and Crown above broad arrow.
The barrel is stamped twice with the inspector’s proof mark and cross swords on the top and with crown above GR above broad arrow.
The pistol bears the regulation brass mounts, the brass walnut grip serial numbered ‘6381’ and steel proof marked belt hook, stamped with a Crown.
The wooden rod is original.
The barrel is cut underneath on a 1 square cm section as seen in the pictures.
~ Dimensions ~
The barrel length is 12 inches (30.5 cm) and the overall length of the pistol is 19.5 inches (49.5 cm).
It weighs 1.43 Kg.
~ Condition ~
The pistol is in good condition for its age with the expected signs of usage.
The brass fittings have minor nicks but their overall condition is very good.
The woodwork is good for the age, with small paint chips.
The pistol half cocks, cocks and releases.
~ Postage ~
UK postage is £18 or it can be collected from our shop in Portsmouth Historic Dockyard.