Object Title

Flintlock muzzle-loading blunderbuss - By Brooks

Flintlock muzzle-loading blunderbuss - By Brooks

Date

about 1760

Object Number

XII.290

Provenance

Old Tower Collection

Physical Description

Plain brass barrel stamped with London proof-marks; the Lock with slightly rounded lock-plate and swan-necked cock engraved. Brass mounted stock. The lock is signed BROOKS.

Techniques

Engraved

Materials

Dimensions

BarrelLength15.7 in.
BarrelLength399 mm
OverallLength31.6 in.
OverallLength803 mm
OverallWeight2.75 kg
OverallWeight6.1 lb

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number None visible

Calibre

1.3 in

Inscriptions and Marks

Maker
BROOKS
Lock.
Signed.

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