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Belt pistol

Description

Flintlock belt pistol with steel stock with heart-shaped butt, inlaid with silver plaques in the form of roses and bands of foliage, the lockplate engraved 'OLD MELDRUM / R / ALEX SHIRES': Scottish, Aberdeenshire, c. 1700

Museum reference

A.1905.748

Collection

Weapons and Accessories

Object name

Belt pistol

Production information

Shires, Alexander
Oldmeldrum, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, Northern Europe

Date

c. 1700

Materials

Steel, Silver

Physical description

Steel stock, inlaid with silver plaques in the form of roses and bands of foliage

Associations

W.B. Johnstone Collection
Noel Paton Collection

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