Flintlock — Flint lock , n. 1. A lock for a gun or pistol, having a flint fixed in the hammer, which on striking the steel ignites the priming. [1913 Webster] 2. A hand firearm fitted with a flintlock; esp., the old fashioned musket of European and other… … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
Continental double barrel holster flintlock pistol, 17 1/2" overall, 10 1/8" barrel. Has carved wood to outline the trigger guard and lock plates. Hole in stock butt could have been where a ring was removed. The ramrod is missing. Left lock plate is missing a tension spring and jaw on the hammer. The right lock plate is complete.