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Sea Service pistol
Sea Service pistol. The pistol has a walnut stock which is fully stocked to the muzzle. It is fitted with a brass trigger guard and a brass buttcap. The single brass ramrod pipe is fitted forward of the fore-end into which the wooden ramrod with a brass tip is fitted. There is also a steel trigger with a slight backward curl. A steel belt hook is fitted at the side of the stock. The pistol has a flintlock sidelock. The barrel is circular and smoothbore. The calibre is 0.56in. The pistol is engraved on the lockplate with the inscription 'TOWER Crown' over the letters 'GR'. The barrel is stamped with a crown over the letters 'GR' which in turn are over an arrow and a crown over crossed sceptres. The stock bears the inscription 'II P' and is also decorated with a crown over an arrow which in turn is over the date '1806'.
- Image reference: E8593
- National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London