H. Nock Screwless Lock Sea Service Pistol

.80 caliber, 9" barrel, no S/N. A very rare and desirable screwless lock flintlock service pistol signed H-Nock with brass barrel. The extremely attractive and rare British military flintlock service type pistol has the rare screwless lock designed by Nock and the Duke of Richmond and rarely found on handguns. Lock is signed in script H Nock with star-burst at extreme tip of lock. The brass barrel has British Board of Ordinance proofs, the dark walnut full stock made without provision for ramrod. All small parts on screwless lock appear to be original. Stock has small initial inspector's mark on left side 'J-C.' Brass barrel. A rare and unusual British military flintlock pistol.


The lock is clean with very minor surface pitting. Stock is in good condition throughout with minor marks. Action is crisp; triggerguard with white grease pencil museum mark "7506-66."

Estimate: $3,000 - $5,000
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