Object Title

Flintlock sporting gun - By Bate

Flintlock sporting gun - By Bate

Date

about 1775

Object Number

XII.1587

Provenance

Presented in 1954 from the collection of Squadron Leader F.L. Butcher.

Physical Description

Of light weight. Slender Barrel octagonal at the breech inscribed BATE LONDON and stamped with London proof marks and maker’s mark. Lock inscribed BATE. Stock with short fore-end and skeleton butt, the steel mounts slightly engraved with foliage.

Techniques

Engraved

Materials

Dimensions

BarrelLength37 in.
BarrelLength940 mm
OverallLength51.61 in.
OverallLength1311 mm
OverallWeight1.65 kg
OverallWeight3.65625 lb

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number None visible

Calibre

33 bore

Inscriptions and Marks

Maker's mark
?
Barrel
Stamped
makers name
BATE LONDON
Barrel
Engraved
makers name
BATE
Lock
Engraved
Proof marks
London proof marks - ?
Barrel
Stamped

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