Trigger Guard

Contributed by John D

This trigger guard was found in a domestic garden. It has been identified by the National Army Museum as being that of a Flintlock Light Dragoon Pistol Circa 1760 - 1810. It may have been army issue or purchased for volunteer cavalry. The engraving probably means that it was pistol No 71 in B Troop or B Squadron, but there is no standard marking laid down.

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