A Flintlock Blunderbuss Pistol by Dalton of Dublin. With brass two-stage barrel, belled at the muzzle, stamped with Dublin castle proofs and Irish registration mark, ‘DU1541’. engraved steel tang. Stepped, bevelled brass lock, signed ‘DALTON’. Full-stocked in walnut, with raised foliate moulding around the tang. Brass furniture, comprising engraved escutcheons, long-eared butt-cap decorated with foliage, trigger guard, decorated with foliage on the bow and acorn finial, turned ramrod pipes, with brass tipped ramrod.
Edward, 46 College Street, College Green (113-83) Dawson Street (1783) Dublin. 1760-1779. Made flintlock duelling pistols. Silver mounted fowling piece hallmarked for 1774.
Richard J. Garrett (2008) Irish Gunmakers, Published by Richard J. Garrett, Hong Kong.
Barrel Length: 10 Inches (25.40 cm)
Overall Length: 16 Inches (40.64 cm)