Object Title

Matchlock muzzle-loading musket

Matchlock muzzle-loading musket

Date

1640

Object Number

XII.5342

Provenance

From the Armoury at Littlecote House. Purchased 15/11/1985.

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number none visible

Calibre

.85 in

Inscriptions and Marks

Initials A.P. crudely carved into the right hand side of the butt. On the 27/1/93 an X ray revealed a smaller previous set of initials A.P. underneath the present surface coating.

Associations

Places England