~ G.R. Long Sea Service Flintlock Pistol ~
The lock plate is stamped with the crown above GR, Tower across the tail and the crown above the broad arrow.
The barrel is stamped with the inspector’s proof mark and crossed swords on the top and on the left side is stamped ‘IV’.
The pistol bears the regulation brass mounts, the walnut stock and steel belt hook, stamped with a crown.
The wooden ramrod is a later replacement.
~ 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 1.28 kg.
~ Condition ~
The pistol is in good condition for its age with the expected signs of usage.
There is a minimum amount of pitting on the exterior of the barrel. The inside is in generally good condition with 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 chips and minor cracks near the lock plate.
The pistol half cocks, cocks and releases
~ Postage ~
UK postage is £22 or it can be collected from our shop in Portsmouth Historic Dockyard.