Object Title

Matchlock muzzle-loading musket - By H. A.

Matchlock muzzle-loading musket - By H. A.

Date

1660

Object Number

XII.19

Provenance

Old Tower Collection

Physical Description

Barrel octagonal at the breech then round; plain Vee backsight. Pan-cover and flashguard missing. The Zella control mark and two other marks are stamped at the breech.
Lock with long, narrow lockplate, the mechanism opoerated by a separate pivoted trigger.
Stock with narrow section pronouncedly 'bellied' butt. Long steel trigger guard without finger indentations.

Dimensions

BarrelLength984mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number none visible

Calibre

.700 in

Inscriptions and Marks

The lockplate is stamped with a maker's mark, H.A

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