Object Title

Flintlock muzzle loading musket - William III type

Flintlock muzzle loading musket - William III type

Date

about 1700

Object Number

XII.4586

Provenance

Formerly in the museum of artillery collection, the Rotunda. 1874 cat No.860. 1856 cat No.VI/2. Transferred via the Cottesloe committee, 1927.

Physical Description

Of Dutch manufacture, possibly from Ordnance contract of April 1706. Ash stock, iron barrel and mounts.

Techniques

N/A

Materials

Dimensions

BarrelLength46.46 in.
BarrelLength1180 mm
OverallLength1555 mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number None visible

Calibre

0.79 in

Inscriptions and Marks

Royal cipher
Crown over WR
Lock
Inscribed
Maker
Mark of Jan Bylaert
Tail of lock
Inscribed
?
RW
Butt
Stamped
Mark
Rose crown
Barrel
Stamped

Associations

Bibliographic References

D.W.Bailey, Small Arms of the British Forces in America, 1664 - 1815, Man At Arms / Andrew Mowbray, 2009, p.221 pl.14