Object Title

Flintlock firework gun - N/A

Flintlock firework gun - N/A

Date

1675

Object Number

XII.1033

Provenance

Transferred from the Royal Hospital, Kilmainham, Dublin, May 1923, to the Armouries by the War Office (Q.M.G.9), via COD Didcot.

Physical Description

Constructed on the lines of a grenade thrower. The barrel which was probably of thin sheet iron, brass or copper is missing, as is the original lock, that now fitted having come from a 1782 model Prussian service musket.

Techniques

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Materials

Dimensions

OverallLength22.5 in
OverallLength571.5 mm
OverallWeight2.04 kg
OverallWeight4.8 lb

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number None visible

Calibre

N/A

Inscriptions and Marks

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Notes

Possibly intended to discharge fireworks in the course of a pageant.