Crawford Ross's Duelling Pistol

Crawford Ross's Duelling Pistol

Included in Collections: Militaria / Clan Ross Items

Object Description

Polished walnut duelling pistol with brass barrel and mounts. One brass side plate with flag decoration. One steel side plate with a firing mechanism. The butt of the pistol is enclosed in a brass cap decorated with an embossed human head. One of a pair; the other stolen from the original owner, Crawford Ross, while he was on a visit to Glasgow. Top of barrel engraved LONDON. The barrel also stamped IW, g, a head? and one other mark. Steel side plate engraved WATERS & GILL.

Cat No. 1194.004
Collections Militaria / Clan Ross Items
Date added May 26th, 2021
Added by Tain & District Museum

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