(A) FLINTLOCK PISTOL MADE FOR THE AMERICAN MARKET.
For a nearly identical pair of pistols, see plate 150 and 151 on pages 170-171 of "The Kentucky Pistol" by Chandler and Whisker. The pistols shown in the book have identical locks marked "Ketland & Co." and British proofed barrels. These pistols belonged to Colonel Cook. They also have identical brass furniture. This pistol dates circa 1780-1790... more
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