Brass Barrel pistol by H. Nock, 1796 by Henry Nock

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Brass Barrel pistol by H. Nock, 1796
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Print size 35.5 x 28.0 cm
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28.8 x 23.0 cm
Frame: Unframed
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Brass Barrel pistol by H. Nock, 1796
Henry Nock
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© National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London


Flintlock pistol designed for Admiral Philippe d'Auvergne 1754-1814. The stock is of walnut, fully stocked to the muzzle and fitted with a brass trigger guard and brass butt cap. There are two brass ramrod pipes into which the wooden ramrod is fitted. The lock is a flintlock. The barrel is of brass, circular section and smooth bore. The pistol is inscribed on the barrel 'HN' crown over crossed sceptres. The lockplate is inscribed 'TOWER NOCK' with a Georgian crown over 'GR', the stock is inscribed with a crown over '8', and a crown over 'GR' over '78'.
Henry Nock

The Artist: Henry Nock

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