With plain barrel and tang struck with Tower proofs, flat lock with GR crowned and TOWER across the tail, and struck below the pan with crowned broad arrow mark, figured walnut full-stock with apron around tang, profusely stamped with inspection marks and dated 1800, regulation brass mounts including side-plate and trigger guard. In untouched condition overall.
This pattern is thought to be the last variant of the Light Dragoon before the New Land Pattern was introduced.
Bore: 16 Bore
Barrel Length: 9 Inches (22.5 cm)
Overall Length: 15 Inches (38 cm)
*for a similar example see B. Chisnall & G. Davies (2013) British Cavalry Carbines & Pistols of the Napoleonic Era. Maine Military, Tysoncolour, London. (page 143)