(PAIR) of English/American War of 1812 Period Brass Barrel Flintlock Pistols by W. KETLAND & Co.
An Antique (PAIR) of English/American War of 1812 Period Brass Barrel Flintlock Pistols by; W. KETLAND & Co. 7.75" Brass barrels each marked w/English PROOFS at breech and 'LONDON' on the top flats. Locks have simple boarder line engraving and maker marked; 'W. KETLAND & Co.' Brass furniture. One pistol stock has a mended grain crack through the center and curiously marked on the left side at the rear of side plate with an unidentified mark, the other pistol is marked in the same area; 'M S' (Massachusetts Militia), both stocks are otherwise solid w/scratches and dings from years of service. Both pistols are in good working order.