Object Title

Detached barrel - Octagonal breech, flared muzzle

Detached barrel - Octagonal breech, flared muzzle

Date

about 1640

Object Number

XII.967

Provenance

Old Tower Collection

Physical Description

From a match-lock. It is octagonal at the breech and flares slightly at the muzzle. The top flat of the breech section is inscribed in raised lettering ORANIEN GETROV TOTDER DOOT (Orange faithful unto death)* A mark is stamped on the underside

Dimensions

BarrelLength47.6 in.
BarrelLength1209 mm
OverallLength50.04 in.
OverallLength1271 mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number None Visible visible

Calibre

0.82 in

Inscriptions and Marks

Barrel makers mark
A crow?ed
Underside of breech
Stamped
Owner's name
ORANIEN GETROV TOTDER DOOT (House of orange faithful unto death)
Breech
Inscribed

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