Long sea service Tower flintlock pistol

Price: £3,750.00
($4,180.50 / €4,171.12 approx.)
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Item number: 005392
Manufactured: c1800
Shipping weight: 1.6kg / 3lbs 8.44oz

Scarce long sea service flintlock pistol with Tower lock and steel belt hook.  The sighted 18bore barrel has light pitting with good proofs and the lock has GR monogram and further proof stamp.  Full stocked in walnut with 1800 stamped into butt and contemporary repair to split grain, museum number to underside with original ramrod having a replaced brass tip.  Brass trigger guard, lock plate and butt cap with '7/8 M D' (midships, Marines deck or middle deck?) locker details stamped to side.  In good working condition and an important item from 'Nelson's Navy'.  Overall length 49cms