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

BarrelLength42.8inches
BarrelLength1087mm
OverallLength58.5inches
OverallLength1486mm
OverallWeight6.26kg
OverallWeight13.8lb

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number none visible

Calibre

0.80 in

Inscriptions and Marks

Barrel forger's mark
Y?
Underside
Stamped

Associations

Events Gloriana