A Rare Flintlock Officers Pistol for the Rossie Militia

A Rare Flintlock Dragoon Pistol by Maddock for the Rossie Militia.
£3,850.00

ID: 3448

A Rare Flintlock Dragoon Pistol by Maddock for the Rossie Militia. With round barrel stamped with London proofs, plain tang, line engraved lock signed Maddock, in script, full-stocked in walnut with raised apron around the tang, brass military style mounts; comprising side-plate signed ‘ROBT OLIPHANT’ foliate engraved long-eared butt cap, escutcheon engraved with the crest of the Clan Oliphant and numbered ’21’, brass trigger guard with acanthus leaf finial and decorated with a flower head on the bow.  


Notes:

The pistol belongs to a group produced for Robert Oliphant, 4th of Rossie Hill. Robert Oliphant was born in 1718 and died 1795. 


"Robert Oliphant” and Clan Rossie: 


https://archiveshub.jisc.ac.uk/search/archives/81aaa23f-282c-35da-86e7-822d1277beda


https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Clan_Oliphant


http://www.clanmacfarlanegenealogy.info/genealogy/TNGWebsite/getperson.php?personID=I10791&tree=CC


Dimensions:

Bore: 14-Bore

Barrel Length: 10 Inches (25.40 cm)

Overall Length: 16.5 Inches (42 cm)

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