Description
A pistol belonging to one of the Exeter Javelin Men. The Javelin Men supported the High Sheriff of Devon when they came to Exeter to meet the Assize Judges. This pistol was probably in use at the time of Captain John Cooke, who led the Javelin Men in the 1780s.
Accession Loan No.
49/1956/4K
Collection Class
Firearms
Simple Name
pistol
Production Person Surname
unk
Period Classification
George III (1760-1811)
Production Year Low
1780
Production Year High
1790
Production Town
unk
Production Country
United Kingdom: England
Production Area Region
Northern Europe
Production Continent
Europe
Family Group

Material
wood; steel and brass

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