Coaching Pistol By B. Griffin, London, England

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Coaching Pistol By B. Griffin, London, England

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Title:  

Coaching Pistol By B. Griffin, London, England
Date:
circa 1750-1760
Creator:
B. Griffin, London, England

Content Description: 

All steel screw barrel flintlock coaching pistol made by B. Griffin, a London gunmaker, 1739-1773. Engraved grip and lock plate; latter marked"GRIFFIN" in a banner. A handsome and powerful weapon intended for hard service, this might well have been owned by an American gentleman. It is unusual to see an all-metal pistol not made for the Scottish trade. Frizzen screw a replacement. No proof marks at all.

Physical Description: 

Iron/steel, wood. Overall length - 10 3/8"; Barrel - 4 1/2".

Location:
1 Old Sturbridge Village Road,Massachusetts,Sturbridge,01566
Identifier:
49.1.112
credits:
Collection of Old Sturbridge Village

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