A New Land Pattern Flintlock Pistol.
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15 ½” overall, 9” round barrel with King’s proof, flat stepped bolted lock engraved ‘Tower’ at the tail, with safety, crown GR, ‘T Gill’, and inspector’s mark under the pan, ring neck cock semi-waterproof pan. Regulation brass mounts, trigger guard engraved ‘23 LD’ over ‘G/36’, swivel rammer, walnut full stock pierced for lanyard with very clear inspector’s and storekeeper’s 1800 mark.
In good condition.
23rd Light Dragoon battle honours were: Talavera, Peninsula, Egypt, Waterloo.