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The Jacobite Rebellion

Flintlock Tower Pistol

Period:
18th Century
Description:
Flintlock Tower Pistols such as this were widely used by soldiers, mercenaries and were carried for civil defence throughout the 18th century.
Place of Production:
Birmingham
Materials/Media:
wood with steel mechanism and brass trigger guard and butt plate.
Dimensions:
16.5 inches
Source:
The Dick Institute
Accession number:
Kimmg:MA/H6
Digital Number:
EAAM125a, b
Copyright:
East Ayrshire Council


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