Object Title

Gun Case - Case for Egg/Forsyth gun

Gun Case - Case for Egg/Forsyth gun

Date

1815

Object Number

XII.1605 A

Physical Description

Mahogany case with brass corners and lined with green baize. There is a trade label affixed to the inside lid 'Joseph Egg'

The accessories housed consist of:
1. Copper powder flask of ball design.
2. A small tubular copper flask with pull-off cap
3. A bone flask for detonating powder with a compartment in the base containing three strikers
4. A round tin box containing chamois leather pads for lubricating the spindles on which the priming magazines rotate
5. A punch for cutting out the pads

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number none

Associations

Places England