1720-1760 English Heavy Dragoon Cavalry Pistol
A English Military Flintlock Holster Pistol
An English heavy dragoon military pistol dated 1760.
This large yet graceful pistol was an early style originally commissioned for military use by mounted cavalry
and fitted close at hand in a saddle mounted holster, ahead of the rider across the pommel for fast access.
Incredibly light for all their length, our original pistol featured a 10-1/2” long smoothbore barrel in about 28 gauge.
Since it was originally military issue, it was not fitted with any mounted or fixed sights.
Widely used in the American Revolution.
The term “heavy dragoon” was a nickname technically describing “a military contingent of heavily armed cavalry and/or foot soldiers.”
Our pistol stock is available in superb premium curly maple, or curly walnut, fully inlet for our 10-1/2” long swamped round barrel,
and with ramrod hole & channel. Your choice of brass, steel or German silver mountings.
This stock & mountings has been produced from an original for your assurance of the finest possible reproduction quality of all
appropriate architectural lines of an English Heavy Dragoon 1720-1760 pattern.
To order a complete kit, choose the barrel, then select the metal you wish your mountings
(buttplate, triggerguard & thimbles) to be in. Kits will include all parts to build one pistol; stains and finishes not included.
To order individual parts, see the parts list and select the parts you need.
|Barrel Channel Length||…||10-1/2"|
|Lock Area||…||1-1/8” x 5-3/4 ”|
|Width across Lock Face||…||1-1/2"|
The Kit and Barrel
||.50cal Smoothbore x 10-1/2" with plug
||.54cal Smoothbore x 10-1/2" with plug
||20 Ga Smoothbore x 10-1/2" with plug
Order Individual Parts
Pre-shaped Stock with
Straight Barrel & Ramrod Channel
||SP+ Grade Curly Maple
||Brass English Dragoon Triggerguard
||Brass English Dragoon Strap Buttcap
||Brass English Dragoon Thimble Set
||Brass English Dragoon Sideplate
||Brass English Dragoon Wrist Inlay
||Steel English Dragoon Triggerguard
||Steel English Dragoon Strap Buttcap
||Steel English Dragoon Thimble Set
||Steel English Dragoon Sideplate
||German Silver English Dragoon Triggerguard
||German Silver English Dragoon Strap Buttcap
||German Silver English Dragoon Thimble Set
||German Silver English Dragoon Sideplate
||German Silver English Dragoon Wrist Inlay
Fittings & Parts
||Chambers Small Queen Anne Flintlock
||English Dragoon Single Trigger
||2 ea. 6-32 x 3/8 Oval Head Lock Screws
||1 ea, Tang Screw 8-32
||2 ea. 1/2" Underlug Concave Base
||Complete tapered and tipped ramrod
||1 Pkg of 12 Oval Head #5 Wood Screws
||1 Pkg of 6 Pieces Pin Stock 1/16”o.d.
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