A Good Danish Military Model 1772 Heavy Dragoon Flintlock Holster Pistol
A Fantastic Condition Danish Military Model 1772 Heavy Dragoon Flintlock Holster Pistol, circa. 1770's. 13" .70 cal. steel barrel with long brass blade front sight; Danish Military PROOF mark of 'King Christian VII of Denmark over the date of 1766' on the top of breech. Lock marked; w/a maker's mark struck on lock plate partially visible between the leafs of the frizzen spring ? Pistol is in it's original flintlock configuration. Original steel ram rod. Correct brass regulation furniture that has a very pleasing mustard patina. Stock is solid w/minor scratches and dings from years of service. 20.5" overall length. In good mechanical working order.
Note; King Christian VII of Denmark reigned 1766-1808. Many of these proof marks are not visible. This example is excellent.