London, South Kensington
21 May 2008
AN EAST SCOTTISH ALL-METAL FLINTLOCK BELT PISTOL
LATE 17TH CENTURY
With long multi-stage barrel formed with five raised moulded girdles, basal ramp and the breech inlaid with three brass panels, plain lock with rounded tail (the cock possibly associated, the top jaw replaced), three-quarter length stock, heart-shaped pommel bound by an inlaid silver band, iron button trigger, long belt hook with pierced finial, and brass ramrod-pipe (wear and pitting throughout, the pricker and ramrod each replaced).
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