FLINTLOCK PISTOL

Flintlock pistol (one of a pair). Steel barrel and mechanism, engraved detail on trigger guard, grip plate, lock and lock plate. Varnished wooden stock. Wooden ramrod with steel tip. Marks: lock signed ‘JOSEPH DUMARES’

Treatment included cleaning of wood and metal surfaces, removal of corrosion, removal of adhesive stickers and residue, removal of permanent marker to wood, treatment of active wood boring insect infestation, consolidation of wood, application of protective surface coating, dismantlement and lubricating of working mechanisms.