Lot 156

A mid to late-18th century flintlock officer’s pistol marked BRISCOE to the lock plate, with brass barrel. The brass barrel of approximately .67 bore, 8 inches (20cm) long, octagonal for the first 9cm and thereafter round. Walnut stock, brass trigger guard, plate and ramrod holders. Engraved decoration to trigger guard, barrel, cock, lock plate and ramrod holders. Proof stamps to barrel. Steel belt hook. Mechanism functioning well. Wooden brass-tipped ramrod. Overall length 14 inches (36cm). (1)

Estimate: £1,600-£1,800