1635 to 1650 Era Flint Pistol,
.50 caliber smoothbore 14" octagon-to-round barrel,
walnut, armoury bright iron, belt hook,
as new, by Leonard Day
Part Number: AAQ-443
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This 1635 to 1650 era flintlock pistol is patterned from an antique example excavated from the Power House site. Neatly made by contemporary builder Leonard Day the pistol is stocked in black walnut with armoury bright lock, barrel, and furniture.

The pistol is assembled around a Rice .50 caliber smoothbore 14" octagon-to-round barrel. Mr. Day reports good success firing similar pistols with a .480" diameter ball, in a 0.010" greased patch, over 35 grains of FFg black powder.

The bright finished flint lock was patterned from a antique and assembled by Mr. Day . The lock is a early design, possibly French of Dutch in origin. We recommend our 3/4" square knapped English flints #FLINT-ENG-6S for use in this lock.
The grip is shaped with a slender oval profile and has considerably less drop that later pistols. The barrel is fitted with a short straight tang, secured with a inverted tang bolt. The 14" barrel is octagon at the breech with a wedding band transition to round. The off flat at the breech is stamped L. DAY by the maker.
The polished steel buttcap is mounted with a steel screw. The triggerguard is formed from sheet and has been folded into shape and secured with two iron screws. A single folded sheet iron ramrod pipe secures the ramrod to the stock. The tapered ramrod does not have any provisions for threaded accessories.
This pistol has no side plate but features a long, narrow steel belt hook. The 2-3/4" wide butt cap is made of cast steel with decorative flutes.

A finely made early belt pistol by with Dutch influence by contemporary gunmaker Leonard Day. Order it for a ten day visual inspection. You will be delighted. Else if it does not fit you, return it in unfired condition for same-day refund. Postage is your only risk, when you order any one-of-a-kind gun from Track, whether new, used, or antique.

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