Pistol / Hand GunsMuzzleloaderUsed£ 695
C1780 Flintlock Pistol With English Black Powder Proofs, Turn Off Cannon Barrel, Stock Decorated With Inlaid Silver Wire. Sn 18399 - 18399
This is an attractive flintlock pistol with turn off cannon barrel. It is 12 ¼” overall with a 5 ¼” screw off cannon barrel. The barrel’s smooth bore has staining & residue consistent with age and use. It has crisp English black powder proofs on the underside of the action. The action is signed on one side with indistinct un-readable name within banner ‘**OLE’ and foliate engraved decoration (illustrated in image 2, most likely the maker or retailer). The action is strong. The bag shaped walnut grip has bumps and bruises consistent with age and is inlaid with ornate silver wire decoration. Small areas of silver wire are absent. The price for this pistol worthy of further research regarding the maker includes UK delivery. NB As an antique flintlock pistol no licence is required to own this item in the UK if retained as a part of a collection or display. Sn 18399
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ModelC1780 Flintlock Pistol With English Black Powder Proofs, Turn Off Cannon Barrel,
Manufactured YearCirca 1780
Barrel length5 1/4"
Overall length12 1/4"
Your referenceSn 18399
Recommended UsageCollection item