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    1780\'s Flintlock Pistol By John Bass Of London Muzzleloader
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    1780\'s Flintlock Pistol By John Bass Of London Muzzleloader

    Pistol / Hand GunsMuzzleloaderUsed£ 1,450

    ~ 1780's Flintlock Pistol By John Bass Of London ~


    The brass barrel is round with an octagonal chamber area. It is stamped on the top with 'L-H 1156 London' and two proof marks.

    The metal lock plate is stamped with the maker's name 'Bass', one of the Leading London gunsmiths from that period.

    The pistol has brass fittings.

    The ram rod is a later replacement.

    ~ Dimensions ~

    The barrel length is 20 cm (7.9 inches) and the overall length of the pistol is 34 cm (13.4 inches).

    It weighs 780 grams.

    ~ Condition ~

    A well presented example.

    The brass fittings are in very good condition with minor blemishes.

    The stock has a few cracks by the forward part of the barrel, with a few small chips too in that area on the right side.

    The steel lock is fine, minor surface corrosion which will wipe off easily.

    The escutcheon plate is slightly deformed.

    It half cocks, cocks and release with a strong spring.

    ~ Postage ~

    Postage costs £18 or the pistol can be collected from our shop in Portsmouth Historic Dockyard....Read full description
    SubcategoryMuzzleloader
    ConditionUsed
    Price£ 1,450
    Sale typeTrade
    Make1780\'s Flintlock Pistol By John Bass Of London
    MechanismFlintlock
    CertificateNo Licence
    Barrel length20 cm
    Overall length34 cm
    Weight780 grams
    Your referenceMLAA00YTXH4P
    Gun StatusActivated
    Recommended UsageCollection item
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