Object Title

Flintlock muzzle-loading military musket - India Pattern

Flintlock muzzle-loading military musket - India Pattern

Date

1805

Object Number

XII.4190

Provenance

Old Tower Stock

Physical Description

Lock with swan neck cock and marked with government ownership mark, crowned GR., and TOWER. Right side of butt marked with crowned GR monogram.
Left side marked WR, and 462

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall length: 55 in (1397 mm), barrel length: 39.05 in (992 mm), length including bayonet: about 74.803 in (1900 mm), width: 3.937 in (100 mm), Weight: 9 lb. 12 oz

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number nvn

Calibre

.750 in

Inscriptions and Marks

Barrel stamped with government proof marks, and crown over 1(1)?, and the tang with crown over 6

Associations

Places England

Notes

Fitted with socket bayonet X.442