English Pattern 1799 Eliott Light Dragoon Pistol

.65 caliber (carbine bore). 9" pinned barrel. No S/N. Bright finish, brass furniture, walnut stock. Original flint lock marked with the {British Crown} / GR under the pan along with expected Board of Ordnance {Crown-Broad Arrow} acceptance mark. Tail of lock marked "TOWER" in a vertical arc. Lock with rounded, fenced and bridled pan and flat reinforced cock. Barrel with weak Board of Ordnance military proof marks, upper right wrist with clear 1806 dated storekeeper's mark. Standard brass furniture includes lobed butt cap, flat S-shaped side plate, triggerguard, and Pratt pattern ramrod pipe. No ramrod present. Stock with usual raised carved apron around breech plug tang. A somewhat salty but authentic example of a Napoleonic Wars dated British dragoon pistol.


Good to very good. Barrel moderately oxidized with some scattered pitting, mostly in the breech area and freckled oxidation and minor roughness along the rest of the barrel. Pistol remains in original flint with functional lock. Bore darkly oxidized with scattered pitting and moderate wear. Brass with a rich, uncleaned greenish-gold patina. Stock with scattered bumps, dings and mars, with markings mostly visible but likely lightly sanded at some point in time.

Estimate: $1,500 - $2,500
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