Object Title

Matchlock muzzle-loading musket

Matchlock muzzle-loading musket

Date

1560

Object Number

XII.11

Provenance

Old Tower Collection

Physical Description

Similar to Nos.XII.8 with the exception that the barrel is octagonal from the breech to nearly mid-length and then of round section, a barrel-forger's mark being deeply stamped on the underside.
The stock is in better condition. Trigger and ramrod restored.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Length barrel 42.5 in Weight: 13 lb 8 oz

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number none visible

Calibre

.80 in (9 bore)

Associations

Places Germany
Events Gloriana