Replica Double Barrelled Turnover Flintlock Pistol – made by W.Bailes, United Kingdom, 1750. This replica Pirate pistol is a beautifully crafted copy of an 18th Century pirate flintlock pistol with a double barrelled mechanism that can be rotated allowing two shots to be fired before requiring a reload.
Ottoman miquelet, late 18th century, steel, wood, ivory, brass, mother-of-pearl, paste jewels, caliber, .49 in. (12.45 mm), length, 60 3/4 in. (154.31 cm), Inscribed on the lock: "Muhammad Ayyubi;". The miquelet is an early and sturdy form of flintlock popular throughout the Ottoman Empire from the seventeenth into the early twentieth century. Several elaborately decorated guns very similar to this example are still preserved in Istanbul, possibly made for the Ottoman Imperial guard.
Ottoman (Balkan?) flintlock pistol, 18th century, lock and barrel European (probably French), steel, silver, gold, L. 20 1/2 in. (57.1 cm); L. of barrel 13 1/2 in. (34.3 cm); L. of lock 4 5/8 in. (11.8 cm); Cal. .65 in. (16.5 mm); Wt. 2 lbs 12 oz. (1304.1 g), Met Museum.