Wood, iron, silver, flint
barrel length: 4 3/4 in. ( 12.1 cm ) Overall: 7 1/2 in. ( 19 cm )
Wood, iron, and silver flintlock pistol; cannon barrel with stamped proofs, marks, and engraved drum and flags at top near breech; bag handle with inlaid silver wire scrolls, a buttcap in the shape of a face, a shield-shaped escutcheon plate with scrolled borders and a shell top, and a design of fallen flags; brown pistol flint sheathed in cloth.
Bequest of Catherine Augusta DePeyster
stamped: barrel bottom: "LONDON"; also two English barrel proofs that have a crown above 2 crossed scepters. stamped: top barrel: "DAVIDSON"
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