Object Title

Flintlock breech-loading military musket - Berthier Pattern

Flintlock breech-loading military musket - Berthier Pattern

Date

1770

Object Number

XII.1126

Provenance

Transferred to the Tower Armouries via the Cottesloe Committee, 1927. Formerly in the Museum of Artillery collection, the Rotunda, Woolwich Rotunda 1856 catalogue no.1435 Rotunda 1874 catalogue no.IX/13

Physical Description

Designed by Jean Baptiste Berthier (1721-1804)

Dimensions

BarrelLength46.8in

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number none visible

Calibre

.710 in (13 bore)

Associations

Places France