Largest selection of genuine antique weapons for sale in UK, visit our website andrewbottomley.com. Ref no 8261. scarce British Military Light Dragoon Flintlock Cavalry Officer's Pistol manufactured by the world famous D.Egg. Dating from the time of the Napoleonic Wars, Circa 1800-1815. Rounded typical brass military skull-crusher butt-cap, matching brass military style trigger-guard, forend pipe and sideplate. Action in excellent working order. Complete with its wooden ramrod. The lock engraved with the makers name "D EGG" & "Crown GR". The barrel is engraved with regimental markings that appear to be "D8" (now very faint) also the makers name "D.EGG LONDON" The pistol has a small replaced piece to the wooden forend (see photos) otherwise in good overall condition. This type of heavy calibre flintlock pistol were carried by British and Colonial Cavalry officers during the era of the Napoleonic campaigns of the late 18th-early 19th century. These 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 8261.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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