Continental double barrel holster flintlock pistol, 17 1/2" overall, 10 1/8" barrel. Has carved wood to outline the trigger guard and lock plates. Hole in stock butt could have been where a ring was removed. The ramrod is missing. Left lock plate is missing a tension spring and jaw on the hammer. The right lock plate is complete. There is minimal decoration on the left hammer. The locks do not hold at half or full cock. One of the hammers has period replacement. The lock plates match, original flint, and the stock has not been broken. Shows light pitting and poor patina. Continental, late 18th/early 19th century. Provenance: the estate of Stanley Horn, Nashville, Tennessee, by descent in his family to current consignor. CONDITION: See item description.
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