A Large Antique Dutch Military Flintlock Holster Pistol
A Large Antique Dutch Military Flintlock Holster Pistol, circa. 1690-1720. 12.75", .74 caliber steel octagon-to-round barrel stamped with (2) unidentified proof marks and engraved "2" on the top of the barrel tang. Steel furniture. All steel parts have salt & pepper pitting (some areas worse than others). The pistol is in its original flintlock configuration. 20.5" overall length. The wood stock has decorative raised carving around the lock mortise and the barrel tang, scratches and light dings from years of handling. In good mechanical working order. An awesome large flintlock pistol !
Note: The pistol has an old wood restoration. The forward 4" of the fore-end has been replaced. The forward steel ram rod entry pipe is a hand made replacement.