Percussion duelling pistol (converted from flintlock) cal. 24 bore (.575). Muzzle loading, smooth bore, octagonal twist steel barrel 10 1/2 in. (267 mm) long, U notch backsight, brass blade foresight, overall length 16 1/4 in. (413 mm).

Made by Harvey Walklate Mortimer, London, circa 1790.

Physical Description

Left hand side lock & hammer with sliding safety bolt, oval steel trigger guard with spur, pineapple forward extension, adjustable set trigger. Wooden stock extends halfway along barrel & has silver cap, chequered grip, butt carved with scallop design, wooden ramrod carried in grooved rib for half length of barrel.

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