Object Title

Detached percussion cannon lock - By Ashton

Detached percussion cannon lock - By Ashton

Date

1840-1845

Object Number

XII.949

Provenance

Transferred from the Royal Gun Foundry, Woolwich about 1850.

Physical Description

A normal flint cannon-lock adapted experimentally for percussion ignition

Dimensions

Dimensions: Length: 6 in Weight: 2.5 kg

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number None Visible

Inscriptions and Marks

'T.ASHTON' 'crowned V' 'crowned 6' 'crowned 8'

Associations

Places Britain