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Flintlock pistol

Description

Hardwood bulbous stock w/ stylized leaf motif carved in low relief under muzzle and on back. Cast iron muzzle w/ leaf motif at end of barrel and scroll work at top inlaid w/ brass. Brass mounts at butt and trigger w/ scroll at side. Band on barrel.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1700-1799
Associated Building
Gilman Garrison House (Exeter, N.H.).
Material
brass (alloy)
hardwood
iron (metal)
Object type
Armament -- Firearm
Descriptive terms
Brass
brass (alloy)
dueling pistols
hardwood
Hardwood
Iron
iron (metal)
Pistol
Dimensions
4.25 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1979.21
Credit Line
Bequest of William Perry Dudley
GUSN
26211

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