Pistol / Hand GunsMuzzleloader
TradeCirca 1760/70 Flintlock Pistol By Archer
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~ Circa 1760/70 Flintlock Pistol By Archer ~
A nice quality flintlock pistol manufactured by Archer dating to 1760/70.
The pistol bears on its lock plate, the “Archer” manufacturers mark.
The barrel bears two Georgian inspector’s marks.
The lock plate is of a very good quality suggesting that this was an officer’s piece.
The barrel, trigger guard and butt plate are made of brass.
The brass-work has floral style engraved decoration in parts.
The wooden frame is very fine and well polished.
The piece comes with its original ramrod, held in place by 2 brass fittings.
~ Dimensions ~
The piece is a .60 calibre.
The barrel is 8 ¼ inches long and the overall length of the piece is 14 inches (35.5 cm).
It weighs 720 g.
~ Condition ~
The piece is in good condition for its age.
The brass has age ware, but remains in good condition.
The barrel remains clean inside, free of damage.
~ Postage ~
Postage costs £18 or the piece can be collected from our shop in Portsmouth Historic Dockyard.