Object Title

Flintlock muzzle-loading carbine

Flintlock muzzle-loading carbine

Date

1631-1670

Object Number

XII.5473

Provenance

Formerly C 14, purchased with other objects, 15 November 1985. From the Armoury at Littlecote House

Physical Description

The lock is of type 5 design with a dog. There are 3 sidenails, the centre one of which carries a ring.


This carbine has been entirely restocked and has a restored ramrod.


The barrel is of round cross-section for its entire length and has a swamp muzzle. There is a pair of incised lines around the barrel 1 3/4 in. from the muzzle. There is a single incised line around the barrel 1/16 in. from the muzzle

Dimensions

Dimensions: Length of barrel: 22.125 in (562 mm), Length overall: 37.125 in (943 mm), Weight: 6 lb 10 oz

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number none visible

Calibre

.82 in

Inscriptions and Marks

None

Associations

Places England