A Rare Flintlock Ordnance 1831 Pattern Customs & Coastguard Pistol.
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10 ¾” overall, 4 ½” sighted barrel with flat plane engraved ‘Customs House Dublin’, ordnance proofs. Stepped bolted lock stamped Tower on tail, marked crown ‘GR’ & inspector’s stamp. Semi-waterproof pan, ring neck cock, roller on frizzen spring. Walnut stock with board of ordnance stamp. Brass furniture. Flat butt plate with lanyard swivel, stirrup ramrod.
Rare little pistol one of the last ordnance flintlocks in good condition.
Ex Clive Brook Collection
See British Ordnance Single Shot Pistols by Davies Chisnall and Brook Chapter 8 pages 2-6