One of a pair of muzzle loading flintlock pistols

Made:
1801-1830 in Russia
maker:
Unknown

One of a pair of muzzle loading flintlock pistols, said to have belonged to Napoleon Bonaparte, barrel length 198 mm / 7.8 in and calibre 13.95 mm / 0.5 in, unknown maker, Russia, 1801-1830

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Details

Category:
Wellcome (general)
Object Number:
A661299 Pt9
Materials:
felt, flint, gold plated (gilded), metal (unknown), steel (metal), wood (unidentified)
type:
muzzle loading
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • weapons and ammunition
  • weapon
  • firearm
status:
Loan: Wellcome Trust

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