Object Title

Flintlock military musket - India Pattern Model 1809 (Type II)

Flintlock military musket - India Pattern Model 1809 (Type II)



Object Number



Old Tower stock

Physical Description

Fitted with ring-necked cock. Stocked to 4 1/8 inch of the muzzle. Brass furniture. Steel ramrod. Swivels missing. Gouge in top of butt. New screws in trigger guard


Dimensions: Overall length: 55.2 in (1401 mm), Length of barrel: 39.25 in (997 mm)


Serial Number None visible


.750 in (11 bore)

Inscriptions and Marks

Barrel stamped on left of breech with crowned GR over Broad Arrow and crown over crossed sceptres. Property mark in centre. Stamped on right by pan: crown over 18, and on tang: crown over 14. Lockplate engraved with royal cypher and TOWER, and stamped with crown over Broad Arrow. Stamped on cock, Buttplate heel and sideplate: 6.Sideplate flat stamped: WB . Butt stamped on right with Ordnance storekeeper's mark over 180[7] (i.e. 1807, the 7 uncertain) . Underside of butt to right of guard stamped twice with uncertain marks.Ramrod groove: middle section: crown over 23, crown over 16, crown over 23 ; rear section: XII Ramrod stamped: crown


Places England


Displayed fitted with socket bayonet X.458