Object Title

Flintlock breech-loading gun

Flintlock breech-loading gun

Date

1727

Object Number

XII.5685

Provenance

Purchased 3rd October 1987.

Physical Description

Breech loading sporting gun with inscription on the barrel. The system is based on the Le Chaumette one

Dimensions

OverallDepth75 mm
OverallHeight170 mm
OverallLength1329 mm
BarrelLength36.34 inches
BarrelLength923 mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number None visible

Calibre

0.65 in

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

Michael Bidet was working in Charring Cross 1721-1733