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Largest selection of genuine antique weapons for sale in UK. See our website andrewbottomley.com Ref 3668. A fine Napoleonic era British Military Flintlock Pistol. Circa 1780-1820. The lock plate marked Crown over GR (for King George 111), small crown over a broad arrow (Government ownership mark)and Tower engraved across the tail of the lock-plate. Brass military side plate, skull crusher butt cap, trigger guard and ram-rod pipe. The standard 9 inch round barrel stamped with London proof marks. Brass tipped wooden ramrod fitted under the barrel. The British royal cipher of a crown over GR impressed into the stock at the wrist. Good crisp action with a strong spring. Some dark staining to the metal (would benefit from a clean), otherwise in very good condition. Calibre approx .69 cal. Overall length 16 inches. An excellent example of a British military flintlock pistol that would have been carried by an officer during the Napoleonic wars and could quite possibly have been carried at the battle of Waterloo. Ref 3668. The Battle of Waterloo was fought on 18 June 1815 between the French Army led by Napoleon Bonaparte and a coalition led by the Duke of Wellington for Great Britain, & Marshal Blücher of Germany. The decisive battle of its age, it concluded the Napoleonic wars that had raged for 23 years, it ended all French attempts to dominate Europe, and destroyed Napoleon's imperial power forever. 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.