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

BarrelLength46.81 inches
BarrelLength1189 mm
OverallLength1590 mm
OverallWeight4.39 kg

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number None Visible visible

Calibre

0.71 in

Associations

Places France