Object Title

Flintlock muzzle-loading musket - Model 1777 An. IX Dragoon Musket

Flintlock muzzle-loading musket - Model 1777 An. IX Dragoon Musket

Date

1811

Object Number

XII.2658

Provenance

Purchased as part of the Renkin Collection, no. 3

Physical Description

With three barrel bands, two of brass on of iron. Swivels located by the trigger guard and underneath the fore end. With ring neck cock and octagonal barrel at the breech. The number produced was around 450 000.

Techniques

Mass manufacture

Materials

Dimensions

BarrelLength39.9in.
BarrelLength1013mm
OverallLength54.88in.
OverallLength1417mm
OverallWeight3.96kg
OverallWeight8.11lb oz

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number nvn

Calibre

17 mm

Inscriptions and Marks

?
1 6
Screw heads on lock
Stamped
Year modified?
C1811
Breech
Stamped
Controllers stamp
I?B (Italics)
Breech
Engraved
Controllers stamp
IB
Side plate
Stamped
Controllers stamp
J
Lockplate
Stamped
Manufacturer's mark
Mle Imp le de St etienne
Lock plate
Engraved

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