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Predicate Object 29 Oct 1965 1965-10-29T00:00:00.000Z 1965-10-29T00:00:00.000Z 1965.78.564 Collection of Auckland Museum Tamaki Paenga Hira, 1965.78.564, col.0148, W1896; ocm1857 2000-10-27T00:00:00.000Z 1 2021-07-04T23:58:55.908Z Firearms 70,_New_Zealand Read flintlock duelling pistol, [pre 1840] "Pistol which belonged to the late Walter Edward McElwain, and is said to have been given to his uncle George McElwain by Governor Hobson. George McElwain came to New Zealand with Captain Hobson as his secretary. Read flintlock duelling pistol, [pre 1840] flintlock duelling pistol; 18mm calibre; muzzle-loading; octagonal barrel; engraved lock and trigger guard; wooden stock; finger grip behind trigger guard; inset engraving forward of trigger guard; chequering on pistol grip missing: hammer; ramrod; forward ramrod tunnel markings: on lock: READ manufacturer: Read, [England] [pre-1843] pistol, flintlock
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