Object Title

Flintlock muzzle-loading military musket - India Pattern

Flintlock muzzle-loading military musket - India Pattern



Object Number



Old Tower stock

Physical Description

Fitted with ring-necked cock. Stocked to 4 1/8 inch of the muzzle. The original browned finish remains. Brass furniture. Steel ramrod. Front swivel missing. Middle screw on buttplate missing. Muzzle slightly broken out at mouth


Dimensions: Overall length: 55 in (1397 mm), Length of barrel: 39.5 in (1003 mm), Weight: 9 lb. 10 oz


Serial Number None visible


.750 in (11 bore)

Inscriptions and Marks

Barrel stamped on left of breech with crowned GR over Broad Arrow and crown over crossed sceptres. Stamped on centre of barrel near pan: WD . Stamped on right by pan: crown over 1[9] (i.e. crown over 19, the 9 worn and uncertain, and RV next to it. Lockplate engraved with royal cypher and TOWER, and stamped with crown over Broad Arrow. Sideplate flat stamped: F, and another F repeated on stock in front of flat.Ramrod groove: rear section: [I]N (i.e. IN, the I uncertain, possibly H). Ramrod stamped: crown; [HS] (i.e. HS but could be SH); possibly another uncertain mark


Places England


Displayed fitted with socket bayonet X.3578