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Four flintlock pistols: 18th century

Four flintlock pistols: 18th century
3 0 c m
actual image size: 28cm x 22cm

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Four flintlock pistols. These pistols are believed to have been used by the Hawkhurst gang of smugglers. From top to bottom: A flintlock horse pistol; a flintlock pistol supposedly dropped by smuggler Barnett Woolett when killed in a smuggler's attack on Goodhurst in 1747; a flintlock pistol supposedly carried by Barnett Woollett of the Hawkhurst gang of smugglers, and a flintlock horse pistol with 'Tower' mark.

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1701 AD - 1837 AD
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