Dutch Flintlock Pistol, ca. 1660

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Dutch flintlock pistol by Cornelius Coster of Utrecht (1652-1692). 11 3/4″ tapered round barrel of approximately .60 caliber with ribbed breech. Lock plate and cock engraved with acanthus design and marked “COSTER VTRECHT” in front of the cock. Brass furniture consisting of trigger guard, ramrod thimbles, pierced side plate, and pierced butt cap with cameo medallions. Original iron-tipped wood ramrod. Overall length 18 1/2″. Fine quality workmanship made at the height of the Dutch gun making art, in very good original condition overall with even pitting on the barrel.