Object Title

Matchlock muzzle-loading musket - N/A

Matchlock muzzle-loading musket - N/A

Date

about 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.

Techniques

Handmade

Materials

Dimensions

BarrelLength42.8 inches
BarrelLength1087 mm
OverallLength58.5 inches
OverallLength1486 mm
OverallWeight6.26 kg
OverallWeight13.8 lb

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number None Visible visible

Calibre

0.80 in

Inscriptions and Marks

Barrel forger's mark
Y?
Underside
Stamped

Associations

Events Gloriana