~ Tower Sea Service Flintlock Pistol Circa 1785-1800 ~
The lockplate of the pistol is stamped 'Tower', GR under large crown and 2 under the smaller crown.
On the top left of the barrel are a pair of British proof marks.
~ Dimensions ~
The barrel is 14 bore and measures the regulation 12 inches (30cm). The flintlock overall length is 19 inches (49cm).
~ Condition ~
The pistol is in good order. The woodwork bears some bruising and scarfed in period repairs, one of which bears a numeric two. There is infill behind the barrel.
The metalwork is in good order with a clean bore.
It cocks, half cocks and releases perfectly with a decent spring.
~ Postage ~
UK postage is £22 or the pistol can be collected from our shop in Portsmouth Historic Dockyard.