Object Title

Flintlock muzzle-loading military musket - By Tezenas

Flintlock muzzle-loading military musket - By Tezenas

Date

1750

Object Number

XII.212

Provenance

Old Tower Collection

Physical Description

Barrel octagonal at the breech where it is stamped with several marks some nearly obliterated. Bayonet stop below muzzle. Two brass barrel bands, that at the muzzle of double form. Lock with flat lockplate and swan-necked cock the lockplate bearing the name of the maker TEZENAS and A.S. ESTIENNE. Brass mounts, the buttplate with traces of engraved decoration. Steel ramrod. The bow of the trigger is broken and missing and the sling loops are missing as well

Dimensions

BarrelLength1118mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number none visible

Calibre

.625 in (19 bore)

Associations

Places France