Paris Horse Guards Flintlock Pistol With Marqui De La Fayette Association
inv # 01-15619
Caliber: Approx 60
Barrel: 8 1/2″ Oct. to Rnd
Stock: Iron trigger guard, butt cap, regimentally engraved side plate along with entry and ramrod thimbles.
Engraving: Sideplate is fully engraved “Garde Acheval De Paris”.
Notes: The Horse Guards of Paris were formed as part of the National Guards of Paris on July 15, 1789 under the newly appointed Colonel-General Gilbert de Mortier, Marquis de La Fayette.