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pistol, percussion

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  • Other titles
    • English flintlock to percussion conversion horse pistol, circa 1850 (descriptive name)
    • Percussion smoothbore trade pistol (land service pistol), c1850s
  • Description
    English flintlock to percussion conversion horse pistol, circa 1850
    flintlock conversion; single barrel, smoothbore barrel; .75 inch calibre; brass fittings; with steel ramrod, slotted at one end for cleaning cloth; fully stocked; nipple broken
    markings:
    marked on lock: TOWER / PROOF; WARRANTED
    etched on right side of barrel: JC
    stamped on butt: H. JOLLY
    proof marks at left rear of barrel
    manufacturer Birmingham gun trade?, c1850s
  • Place
  • Other Number
    34137, W0816, 1936.69
  • Accession number
    1936.69
  • Collection area
  • Item count
    1
  • Record richness
pistol, percussion, 1936.69, W0816, 34137, Photographed by Andrew Hales, digital, 23 Jan 2017, © Auckland Museum CC BY
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