Object Title

Flintlock sporting gun - Muzzle Loading

Flintlock sporting gun - Muzzle Loading

Date

about 1720

Object Number

XII.8386

Physical Description

Flintlock muzzle loading sporting gun with a rounded butt. Ramrod attatched. Floral finial at both ends of the trigger guard. Proof marks on the barrel, a Crown over P, A Crown over V and a Crown over W. Escutcheon behind the breech, unable to make out the design due to wear and tear. The name WILSON engraved on the lock-plate.

Materials

Dimensions

BarrelLength38 in.
BarrelLength975 mm
OverallLength54 in.
OverallLength1370 mm
OverallWeight2.5 kg
OverallWeight5.7 lb

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number None visible

Calibre

0.74 in

Inscriptions and Marks

Royal Cypher
Crown over V Crown over P
barrel
stamped
makers name
WILSON
lock plate
engraved

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