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Flintlock pistol


One of a pair of large double-barrelled pistols, with flintlocks inscribed Blair, London, late 18th century, owned by Robert Burns, probably in the period when he was an exciseman, 1791 - 1796

Museum reference

H.LH 25

Object name

Flintlock pistol

Production information

Blair, Gunsmith
London, England, Northern Europe


Late 18th century


Wood, Metal


Previous owner: Burns, Robert, 1759 - 1796


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