A William IV New land pattern pistol

Stock Code: r014

A William IV New land pattern pistol 15 ½” overall, 9” round carbine bore barrel with Ordnance proofs and  MR for Maria I of Portugal , stepped bolted border engraved lock with crown WR and broad arrow Ordnance stamp, border engraved throat hole cock, semi-waterproof pan, walnut full stock with domed stepped butt cap, trigger guard, ‘S’ shaped sideplate, single ramrod pipe, fore-end cap and swivel rammer, trigger guard bow engraved R7D2 which is a Portuguese regimental mark, stock stamped JR for Joao VI  and ‘Lacy’.

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 Great Britain supplied Portugal with ordnance pistols during and after the Napoleonic Wars. They were marked with the sovereigns cipher, either JR for Joao VI (1799-1826) or Maria I (1828-53). See page 66, British Military Pistols 1603-1888 by R.E. Brooker, Jr.

Provenance Robert E Brooker Jr Collection author of British Military Pistols 1603-1888

 

In good crisp condition.

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Price: £2,250.00

Available: Yes

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