1760 British Flintlock Heavy Dragoon Pistol by Galton

£5,000.00

A rare 1760 British heavy dragoon pistol by Galton

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A very rare dated and signed British flintlock heavy dragoon pistol by Galton. Nineteen inches overall with a twelve inch, .55 bore steel barrel. The barrel indistinctly engraved ” —- Dragoons”, the company from which it came from. full walnut stock with carved decoration, brass mounts with long eared butt cap and brass escutcheon marked 2 over 27. The stock with crown acceptance stamps and a large Crown and GR stamp to the right of the escutcheon at the top of the grip. The fully working lock stamped with the Crown GR and crown and arrow acceptance mark to the centre, the tail of the lock is stamped Galton 1760. This is a very rare and fine holster pistol.