Scottish Ramshorn Pistol
Product code: 972
Metal Scottish Ramshorn pistol
1760 SCOTTISH RAMSHORN FLINTLOCK PISTOL
• Overall Length: 12 inches
• Barrel Length: 6.5
• Material: Cast Metals
• Moving Frizzen, Hammer, and Trigger
• Non-Firing Replica Flintlock Pistol
• Weight: 2 lbs
The original 18th Century Scottish flintlock pistol was created by T. Murdoch, and is believed to be the pistol that Fired the Shot Heard Round the World at Lexington, Massachusetts starting the American Revolution. This beautiful all metal non-firing flintlock replica is heavily engraved and embossed It measures 12 inches overal. Consisting of all metal, this model has moving parts and a heavily detailed and beautifully embossed body including the barrel. A belt hook is in place on the left side for securing the pistol to the waistband. Rotate the frizzen, cock the hammer, and pull the trigger the hammer falls just as it did in that small Massachusetts town more than 250 years ago. This elegant and ornate replica represents one of the most significant moments in American history.
On a spring day in 1775 the first shot of the American Revolutionary War was fired at the Battle of Lexington which became legend as the Shot Heard Round the World
Although not entirely conclusive as to fact or legend, T. Murdochs 1760 Scottish Flintlock Pistol has been identified in many historical resources to have been the actual weapon that started the war with its single shot. The Murdoch Scottish Flintlock Pistol is masterfully represented and celebrated in this non-firing replica.