Object Title

Flintlock muzzle-loading military musket

Flintlock muzzle-loading military musket

Date

1790

Object Number

XII.2269

Provenance

Probably transferred from Rotunda Museum, Woolwich, No.6/102.

Dimensions

BarrelLength45.43inches
BarrelLength1154mm
OverallLength1500mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number none visible

Calibre

0.7 in

Associations

Places France

Notes

The 1815 Inventory, of which this is No.176, descibes this as 'French projet of a Musquet, proposed during the Revolution, with the lock constructed in such a manner, that every whitesmith might be able to make one, Ramrod wanting.'