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Largest selection of genuine antique weapons for sale in UK. See our website andrewbottomley.com. Ref 3560. A rare Napoleonic era British military Tower percussion cavalry pistol converted from flintlock. Circa 1800. Originally manufactured circa 1800 and converted to percussion circa 1830-1840.The TOWER mark stamped to the lock-plate, showing that it was manufactured at the Tower of London armoury and crown over GR for George 111. King George The Third was the King of England from 1760 to 1820 and was monarch during some of the most turbulent years in British military history, mainly due to the the lengthy wars going on in the Peninsular campaigns against the French led by Napoleon Bonaparte, as well as the uprising against the British crown in the USA, known as the American Revolutionary war. Fully stocked in walnut with a standard military pattern swivel steel ramrod, brass butt cap, side-plate, fore end pipe, ramrod pipe and trigger guard. The 9 inch steel barrel stamped with British proof marks. The trigger guard heavily marked 111 HC 74 and the side plate G.d.C. G.22. (Dragoon guards?) The number 300 carved into the stock. Overall length 15.5 inches. Action in good working order. In good battle used condition. Ref 3560. This is an obsolete antique item and is sold as a collectors item only. No Licence is required in the United Kingdom. If you wish to purchase this item please visit our website andrewbottomley.com where you can pay by credit/debit card. Established 1968.