50362: Ebony Stocked Dog Lock Flintlock Pistol By H. Ba
Ebony Stocked Dog Lock Flintlock Pistol by H. Barne. .46 caliber, 6 1/8-inch part octagonal/part round barrel with molded bands. Dog lock mechanism with ornate floral engraving, figural locking catch, an engraved cock's head. Lockplate marked: H. Barne. Lightly figured ebony stock with floral engraved silver pommel cap and muzzle band. Silver ramrod band. Wooden ramrod. This particular gun has been published in various books and articles.
-English Pistols and Revolvers by John N. George 1938, Plate III Page 14.
-The Flintlock: It's Origin and Development by Torsten Link 1965, Page 89-90.
-Early Firearms of Great Brittan and Ireland from the Collection of Clay P.
Bedford: The Metropolitan Museum of Art 1971, #2 [Bedford 709].
Condition: Good to very good. Metal cleaned, showing heavy age patina and moderate pitting throughout. Stock with light repairs and cracks throughout. Silver work with light wear and tarnish, otherwise excellent. Silver furniture is a modern addition to the gun, post 1971. Action crisp.