Largest selection of genuine antique weapons for sale in UK, visit our website andrewbottomley.com Ref no 6858. A super Napoleonic Era German Military Officers Flintlock Pistol of very large size. Although manufactured circa 1740-1750, this pistol would have been one of the standard pistols carried by the German military forces during the Napoleonic era circa 1795-1815. The escutcheon engraved with the German Royal crest FR and a large engraved crown. Large bore size approx .70 calibre. Very heavy brass but-cap, trigger guard, sideplate and 2 brass ramrod pipes. The large brass buttcap with 2 elongated ears fitted into the wrist of the stock. In very good overall condition. The lockplate un-marked. An age crack to the forend. This pistol was made at the right period in history to have possibly also seen use during the American Revolutionary War 1775-1783. There is a record of this type of pistol having being carried in that conflict. Good condition. Overall length approx 20 inches. Ref 6858.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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