18th Century - American Revolution - Pirates and Privateers
Pistol patterns in the 18th century were only limited by the imagination of the gunsmith. One was the double barreled shotgun type pistol used by civilians, sailors, pirates, privateers, traders, or purchased by military officers as a personal defence piece. This and similar designs were used from the early 18th century to about the 1830s. This item was for close quarter action.
This Double Barrel Flintlock Pistol being used on Black Sails. (courtesy STARZ and IMFDB)
The barrels are 6 3/4 inches long and .58 calibre and the pistol's overall length is 13 3/8 inches. The bore of the barrels is cylinder and made of polished high-carbon steel (type:BS970 no.080M40- auto industry foundry) and the breeches are threaded.
The lock is made with strong durable springs and has a case-hardened frizzens that throws good sparks. We use a industrial case-hardening factory process that makes sparking both more reliable and longer lasting. Presently no other musket provider uses this technique.
As with all our other flintlocks, the vent is not drilled (read details below) so we can ship easily to our door throughout North America and to Europe and the UK. Aside from that they are exactly like the originals. A fine addition to any collection.
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If upon receiving your musket you are not completely happy with your purchase, you may return it for a refund. All we ask is you cover the shipping costs. It has to be returned in two weeks of receipt and be in its original state (unaltered and unmodified).
We sell historically accurate muskets and pistols in a non-firing state. This allows us to comply with various local, state, national and international firearms regulations, along with shipping company policy restrictions. A certified gunsmith may decide to alter a musket or pistol to a firing state by drilling the vent hole and test firing it. We are not legally responsible for any alteration from its present non-firing state. Please read our Conditions of Use and Legal Disclaimer. The customer is expected to be aware of the laws of their locality that govern products of this nature.Pistols are considered restricted weapons in Canada and in a number of other countries. Please consult with local authorities before making or converting any replica pistol into a firing state. We are not legally responsible for any infractions or ignorance of the law by the customer.
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