Object Title

Flintlock musket

Flintlock musket

Date

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

Materials

Dimensions

BarrelLength46.46inches
BarrelLength1180mm
OverallLength1555mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number none visible

Calibre

0.79 in

Inscriptions and Marks

Maker's mark of Jan Van Byland on tail of lock

Associations

Places Netherlands

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