Object Title

Flintlock gun - By Henry Nock

Flintlock gun - By Henry Nock

Date

1775

Object Number

XII.4854

Provenance

Purchased at auction from Sotheby's, New Bond Street, London, 18 December 1979, lot 201

Physical Description

A boxlock action that is fully enclosed by a silver steel vented cover

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall length: 51.5 in (1308 mm), Barrel length: 31.75 in (806 mm)

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number nvn

Calibre

.67 in

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

This gun is made according to the patent No.1095 taken out by Henry Nock, William Jover and John Green, 8th April 1775.