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Flint-lock pistol: HEN.M.446-1933

Object information

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Flint-lock pistol, English, c.1800. Swivel ramrod. Mechanism stamped 'TOWER' and 'G R' with crown.

Legal notes

J.S. Henderson Bequest

Measurements and weight

Length: 39.0 cm
Weight: 1275.0 g

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1933-03-16) by Henderson, James Stewart


Early 19th Century
Production date: circa AD 1800

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: TOWER
  • Location: On mechanism
  • Method of creation: Stamped
  • Type: Mark

Inscription present: with crown

  • Text: G R
  • Location: On mechanism
  • Method of creation: Stamped
  • Type: Mark

Identification numbers

Accession number: HEN.M.446-1933
Primary reference Number: 19586
Old object number: PB 162
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 11 January 2016 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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