Object Title

Flintlock muzzle-loading military musket - Model 1777/IX

Flintlock muzzle-loading military musket - Model 1777/IX

Date

1806

Object Number

XII.2228

Provenance

Probably transferred from Rotunda Museum, Woolwich, No.6/78.

Physical Description

Stocked in elm

The top jaw has been added from XII.2232 - to be replaced after loan

Dimensions

BarrelLength44.75inches
BarrelLength1138mm
OverallLength60inches
OverallLength1524mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number none

Calibre

.70 in

Associations

Notes

Stocked in Elm, one of a set of 8 muskets of identical pattern made at Versailles in 1806, with stocks of all the woods grown in France and considered suitable for gunstocks.